conceptual art
noun Usage: often capitalized C Date: circa 1969 an art form in which the artist's intent is to convey a concept rather than to create an art object • conceptual artist noun, often capitalized C

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  • conceptual art — conceptual artist. art in which emphasis is placed on the means and processes of producing art objects rather than on the objects themselves and in which the various tools and techniques, as photographs, photocopies, video records, and the… …   Universalium

  • conceptual art — n. a type of art in which the artist s idea, or concept, of a work of art and of the means of executing that idea have primary importance while the artwork itself, which may or may not be produced, is regarded as secondary …   English World dictionary

  • Conceptual art — Not to be confused with concept art. Joseph Kosuth, One and Three Chairs (1965) Conceptual art is art in which the concept(s) or idea(s) involved in the work take precedence over traditional aesthetic and material concerns. Many of the works,… …   Wikipedia

  • Conceptual Art — Konzeptkunst (engl. Conceptual Art) ist eine in den 60er Jahren durch den amerikanischen Künstler Sol LeWitt geprägte Bezeichnung für eine Kunstrichtung. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Begriff 2 Künstler und Künstlerinnen 3 Musiker 4 Siehe auch 5 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Conceptual art — Konzeptkunst (engl. Conceptual Art) ist eine in den 60er Jahren durch den amerikanischen Künstler Sol LeWitt geprägte Bezeichnung für eine Kunstrichtung. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Begriff 2 Künstler und Künstlerinnen 3 Musiker 4 Siehe auch 5 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • conceptual art — noun Usage: sometimes capitalized C : an art form in which the artist s intent is to convey a concept rather than to create an art object • conceptual artist noun * * * conˌceptual ˈart 7 [conceptual art] noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Conceptual Art — Con|cep|tu|al Art [kɔn sɛptjuəl ɑ:t] die; <aus engl. conceptual art »konzeptionelle Kunst«> svw. ↑Concept Art …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • conceptual art — art designed to convey a particular idea, art in which the concept represented is superior to the art object itself …   English contemporary dictionary

  • conceptual art — concep′tual art′ n. fia art in which emphasis is placed on the means and processes of producing art and on the ideas conveyed rather than on the production of art objects concep′tual art′ist, n …   From formal English to slang

  • conceptual art — noun A genre of art in which the transmission of ideas is more important than the creation of an art object …   Wiktionary

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