noun Date: 1937 art based on premises antithetical to traditional or popular art forms; specifically Dada

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  • Anti-art — is the definition of a work which may be exhibited or delivered in a conventional context but makes fun of serious art or challenges the nature of art. A work such as Marcel Duchamp s Fountain of 1917 is a prime example of anti art. It is a… …   Wikipedia

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  • anti-art —    Art, either Dada or in its tradition, which rejects conventional theories and forms techniques, materials, and means of display. Marcel Duchamp (French American, 1887 1968) is credited with introducing the term c. 1914, and its spirit is… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • anti-art — ˈanˌtī, ˈantē, ˈantə̇ˌˌ noun Etymology: anti (I) + art : art based on premises antithetical to traditional or popular art forms ; specifically : dada …   Useful english dictionary

  • anti-art — an·ti art (ănʹtē ärt , ănʹtī ) n. Art, specifically Dada, that rejects traditional art forms and theories. * * * …   Universalium

  • anti-art — noun Art that is usually exhibited and delivered in a conventional context but that makes fun of serious art or the artistic establishment or challenges the nature of art …   Wiktionary

  • anti-art — an·ti art …   English syllables

  • Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School — Dr. Sketchy s Anti Art School is both a burlesque cabaret and life drawing event originating in Williamsburg, Brooklyn at the Lucky Cat [1]. Dr. Sketchy s was founded in New York City in 2005, by illustrator and former artist s model Molly… …   Wikipedia

  • Anti-humor — (or anti comedy) and anti jokes[1] (also known as unjokes) are a kind of humor based on the absence of an expected joke or punch line in a narration which is set up as a joke. This kind of anticlimax is similar to that of the shaggy dog story.[2] …   Wikipedia

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