Definition of conceptual art in English:

conceptual art

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noun

[mass noun]
Art in which the idea or concept presented by the artist is considered more important than the finished product, if any such exists.
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  • 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.

Derivatives

conceptual artist

noun
More example sentences
  • Three major installations by conceptual artist Antonio Muntadas are on view in this show.
  • An experimental filmmaker, Lye was also regarded as New Zealand's first self-consciously conceptual artist.
  • Dusseldorf is still the stronghold of West German artists, the abstract and conceptual artists for whom portrait and allegory belongs in the 19th century.

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