Definition of conceptual art in English:

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conceptual art

Pronunciation: /kənˈsep(t)SH(əw)əl ärt/
(also concept art)


Art in which the idea presented by the artist is considered more important than the finished product, if there is one.
Example sentences
  • The 56-year-old artist creates paintings, sculptures and conceptual art, but he is foremost an installation artist.
  • Artists were engaged in such varied practices as minimalism, Earthworks, Photo-realism, conceptual art, performance art, and feminist art.
  • Gillette's method for producing the images combines elements of drawing, digital art, conceptual art and performance.


conceptual artist


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Syllabification: con·cep·tu·al art

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