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WikiProject Visual arts, a sub-project of WikiProject Arts, is a place for Wikipedians to discuss issues and organize information about the visual arts. Like any page on Wikipedia, all are welcome to edit and contribute to this WikiProject.

Rather than try to force information to appear in a uniform way, this WikiProject presents guidelines to focus the efforts of other Wikipedians. These recommendations for creating visual arts content are based on various Wikipedia style guides and common practices for writing good articles. Use your own judgment in applying these guidelines, along with other Wikipedia guidelines, to compose articles and be bold.

If you would like to help, see the How to help section below and ask questions on the talk page.

Feel free to add your name to the participants list and/or add the project userbox {{User WikiProject Visual arts}} to your user page.

Scope[edit]

The project seeks to improve the quality of articles related to the visual arts. The main category that represents articles that fall within the scope of this project is Category:Visual arts (Category:Art has merged into this).

A proposed schema for the various subcategories that would also fall within the scope of this project can be found at Wikipedia:WikiProject_Visual_arts/Art_categories.

Sub-projects[edit]

Goals[edit]

  1. To provide a place to discuss common issues on visual arts related pages.
  2. To thoroughly explore the visual arts globally and historically.
  3. To ensure all pages meet the standards of Wikipedia:Cite sources. See also WikiProject Fact and Reference Check.
  4. To manage editing of the Visual Arts portal.
  5. To discuss and categorize project pages.

How to help[edit]

How you can help depends on your time, resources, and interest. Here are a variety of ideas for contributions ranging from simple to complex. Take a look at the Open Tasks section of this page for more article-specific tasks.

If you'd like to help with any of the below and want assistance, post a query on the talk page. Project members will be glad to help.

Develop articles[edit]

Writing and editing[edit]

Open Tasks[edit]

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Here are some Open Tasks :


Article alerts[edit]

An automatic update of current issues can be found at Wikipedia:WikiProject Visual arts/Article alerts. Watchlist the page to see when it is updated.

Biographies[edit]

Work in tandem with Wikipedia:WikiProject Biography/Arts and entertainment

Cleanup[edit]

An automatically updated list of articles that have been tagged for cleanup is linked here.

Visual arts portal[edit]

Maintain articles[edit]

Articles for deletion[edit]

It is important to have an input into Articles for deletion. There is now a special page for visual art articles, which needs to be maintained, updated and monitored. It can be found here: WikiProject Deletion sorting/Visual arts. Articles need to be added manually: please add any AfD you want to draw attention to, and also put it on your watchlist.

Images[edit]

Larger tasks[edit]

Visual arts project[edit]

  • Add the project template {{Visual arts}} to the talk pages of relevant articles that don't already have one.
  • Join the discussions on the project talk page.
  • Publicize - Inform editors who have displayed interest in visual arts about the project via their talk page.
  • Take a look at the project to-do list and help with listed project-related tasks.

Useful information[edit]

Statistics[edit]


Similar WikiProjects[edit]

  • Parent: Arts (largely inactive)
See also

Participants[edit]

New names at top. It's not necessary to list your name here to edit this page or edit related articles. Feel free to display the project userbox on your userpage: {{User WikiProject Visual arts}}.

Recognized content[edit]

Featured articles[edit]

Featured lists[edit]

Good articles[edit]

Did you know (DYK)s[edit]

Formerly recognized content[edit]

Former featured articles[edit]

Former good articles[edit]

Templates[edit]

Please add them as you find them, using caution, especially with the larger ones, which may disrupt carefully designed pages.

Info boxes[edit]

Artists[edit]

Art works[edit]

Artist-run space[edit]

Image pages[edit]

Navigation aids[edit]

See also Category:Arts and culture templates

Cultural periods[edit]

Not specific to art

Art periods[edit]

Art nationality[edit]

Art groups[edit]

Artists[edit]

Project and stubs[edit]

What to type What it makes What it's for

{{Visual arts}}

See below.

The project notice designed to be placed in the talk page of any article that fits within the scope of this project.

WikiProject Visual arts  
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of WikiProject Visual arts, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of visual arts on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
 ???  This page does not require a rating on the quality scale.
 

{{WPVA}}

See below.

The project notice designed to be placed in the talk page of a user who edits relevant articles.


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WikiProject Visual arts

You are welcome to join WikiProject Visual arts, a collaboration between like-minded Wikipedians in order to improve visual arts coverage.


{{User WikiProject Visual arts}}

WPVA-khamsa.svg This user is a member of the
WikiProject Visual arts.

This can be placed on your user page to show that you are a part of this Wikiproject.

{{User:UBX/artlover}}

Nuvola apps kcoloredit.svg This user is an art lover.

Just for fun.

{{User Art}}

ART This user's favourite subject is Art.

Just for fun.

{{portal|Visual arts}}

To add a link to the Visual Arts portal.

Stubs

{{Art-stub}}

To mark art articles in need of expansion. Adds article to Category: Art stubs. Use more specific stubs whenever possible.

{{Artist-stub}}

To mark artist articles in need of expansion. Adds article to Category: Artist stubs. Use more specific stubs whenever possible.

{{art-org-stub}}

To mark art or artist organization articles in need of expansion. Adds article to Category:Art_organization_stubs.


Sister projects[edit]

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