Art confers the ability to create and evaluate artistic endeavors. This is a particularly useful skill in Eclipse Phase, especially in the post-scarcity economies where creativity and vision can be a key component to a character’s reputation.
The Art skill can be used to either create a new work of art or to duplicate an existing piece of art in the hopes of passing it off as your own. The skill can also determine the approximate value of a piece of art either on the open market, for monetary exchange systems, or in terms of reputation for the artist.
Art is a field. It requires a particular area of expertise to be selected. Examples include Architecture, Criticism, Dance, Drama, Drawing, Painting, Performance, Sculpture, Simulspace Design, Singing, Speech, Writing.