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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Director General PNCA Iftikhar Babar speaking as the chief guest said that participation of the students in training workshop reflects the future of the figurative and conceptual art in the country.
Talking to reporter, he said that conceptual art, sometimes simply called conceptualism, is art in which the concepts or ideas involved in the work take precedence over traditional aesthetic and material concerns.
I know how he feels when you see some alleged examples of conceptual art.
The conceptual art we know today has its source in the early 20th century anti-art movement of Dadaism and the work of Marcel Duchamp, who famously exhibited a urinal in 1917.
In an important essay from 1989, Benjamin Buchloh argued that Pop and Minimalism were the last movements to retain some vestige of art's autonomy--its tenuous claim to a separate sphere of experience--before Conceptual art blithely, even triumphantly, inscribed itself within Adorno's "totally administered world.
From 1966 to 1972--a time of social unrest and consciousness-raising about class, racial, and gender inequalities--Lippard participated in the nascent Conceptual art scene as a critic, curator, and most importantly, artistic collaborator.
I will be unveiling an iconoclastic piece of conceptual art.
Although Goldie and Schellekens edited an earlier collection of philosophical essays on Conceptual art (OUP, 2007), this is the first book-length consideration of Conceptual art in the history of philosophy.
Curator Corey Keller and artist Tom Marioni on conceptual art in the Bay Area.
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.
Conceptual art isn't drawing pretty pictures or experimenting with clay.
Barry said: "We aim to meld conceptual art and music together in one night and hope this will spark others to do the same, mixing the genres, bringing the different art forms to new audiences.

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