Thema Subject Categories 1.4

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A The Arts
Use all A* codes for: specialist and general adult titles, including both highly illustrated and more text-based works. For a hobby or recreational approach, prefer a WF* code as the main subject and supplement with A* code(s) where appropriate. Use all A* codes with: other subject categories and qualifiers as appropriate, in particular STYLE 6*, plus PLACE 1* and TIME PERIOD 3* Qualifiers
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AF The Arts: art forms
Use for: works on the fine, visual and applied arts. Use all AF* codes with: the relevant AG* code(s), AGA for History of art and artworks, AGZ for specialist works about technique, and STYLE Qualifiers 6* as appropriate.
Prefer: WF* codes as the main subject for more amateur, hobby or recreational approaches
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AFC Paintings and painting
Class here: painting or paintings in general, or in any medium with no more specific category below. Use all AFC* codes for: works about a painting or paintings, by individuals or groups, including the history of particular paintings, or a particular style of painting. Use with: STYLE 6* Qualifiers as appropriate. Use with: AGA for History of artworks, AGB for monographs of painters, AGZ for specialist works about technique, etc.
Prefer: WF* codes as the main subject for more amateur, hobby or recreational approaches
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AFCM Murals and wall paintings
Class here: trompe l’oeil, frescos, ceiling paintings, muralism, marouflage
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