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conceptual art

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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conceptual artconˌceptual ˈart noun [uncountable] technical 🔊 🔊 AVart in which the main aim of the artist is to show an idea, rather than to represent actual things or people
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conceptual artAt first sight, much of this conceptual art seemed either flip or overly theoretical.Whereas conceptual art chooses to break the link between art and craft, it is this link that any painting re-enacts.
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