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nonart Syllabification: non·art
Pronunciation: /ˌnänˈärt/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of nonart in English:


Something that is not art or that rejects the conventional forms or methods of art.
Example sentences
  • Curator Susan Vogel of the Center for African Art in New York arranged an exhibit in 1988 entitled Art/artifact, using varied display techniques to provoke visitors to ponder distinctions between art and non-art.
  • Judd criticizes Morris for pushing too far into the realm of non-art.
  • Almost the last contact I had with him was after I'd written something to the effect that the membrane which once seemed to separate art from non-art was now entirely permeable.
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