conceptual art


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conceptual art

n.
Art that is intended to convey an idea or concept to the perceiver and need not involve the creation or appreciation of a traditional art object such as a painting or sculpture.

conceptual artist n.

conceptual art

n
(Art Movements) art in which the idea behind a particular work, and the means of producing it, are more important than the finished work

concep′tual art′


n.
art in which emphasis is placed on the means and processes of producing art and on the ideas conveyed rather than on the production of art objects.
concep′tual art′ist, n.
Translations

conceptual art

nConceptart f, → Konzeptkunst f
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With the aim of being cutting-edge, visually stimulating and thought-provoking, local, national and international artists practising in contemporary and conceptual art, inclusive of painting, installation, film, photography, print, sculpture and ceramics are invited to submit entries for consideration before the deadline of January 8.
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