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