Definition of art form in English:

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art form



1A conventionally established form of artistic composition, such as the novel, sonata, or sonnet: the novel became the greatest art form of the nineteenth century people who view pop music as an art form
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  • The graphic novel is an art form on a par with pulp fiction.
  • His respect for the novel as an art form means he spent four years on this one, and feels he is a success.
  • Conceptual art is an art form in which the idea is paramount.
1.1Any activity regarded as a medium of imaginative or creative self-expression: he elevates stage managing to an art form
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  • They don't know you so they have made an art form of creating instant trust relationships.
  • Teaching creative writing is an art form that must be reserved for those who are talented.
  • In fact, a visit to the Magic Kingdom is to witness crowd control performed as an art form.
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