Different Types of Art

Every work of art is unique, but broadly speaking, falls into one of seven distinct categories of creative activities.


As far as historians and archaeologists can tell, human beings have been painting for just as long as we have existed.


This allows us to explore and express art three-dimensionally. Sculpture is also the progenitor of the concept of form in art.


One need only think of the ancient Coliseum of Rome, the marvelous Taj Mahal, or France’s Eiffel Tower.


Has, since the beginning of civilization, endured as one of humanity’s primary mediums through which creativity and imagination are expressed.


Music has proven to be inextricably linked to human life from as far back as the time of Early Man.


The youngest of the seven types of art. It would only be brought to life as a proven concept in 1878 by English Photographer Eadweard Muybridge.


A dramatic art that dates back as far as the ritual performances that were enacted for the festivals in Ancient Greece.