kinetic art

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kinetic art

n.
An art form, such as an assemblage or sculpture, made up of parts designed to be set in motion by an internal mechanism or an external stimulus, such as light or air.

kinetic artist n.

kinetic art

n
(Art Terms) art, esp sculpture, that moves or has moving parts

kinet′ic art`


n.
sculptural art with movable parts activated by motor, wind, or other means.
[1960–65]

kinetic art

(c. 1930–) An art form in which light and balance create a work that moves, or appears to move. Air currents, electric motors, artificial lighting, etc., are used to create such effects.
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The oldest and best known of the lot is the octogenarian Yaacov Agam, a renowned kinetic artist, who plays around with colours and geometrical figures to create optical illusions that are sure to entice and entrap the viewers.
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2 million, topping Sotheby's Latin American sale, which also set auction records for pioneering Venezuelan kinetic artist Carlos Cruz-Diez.
Painting is clearly an action verb in Lavadour's vocabulary, and I would love to see him at work; it must be like sitting next to a West Coast Jackson Pollock, a kinetic artist whose drips and splashes are grounded in the land.