kinetic art

kinetic art
noun Date: 1961 art (as sculpture or assemblage) having mechanical parts which can be set in motion • kinetic artist noun

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  • Kinetic art — is art that contains moving parts or depends on motion for its effect. [ [ Tate | Glossary | Kinetic art ] ] The moving parts are generally powered by wind, a motor or the… …   Wikipedia

  • kinetic art — n. an art style, esp. in sculpture or assemblage, involving the use of moving, often motorized, parts, shifting lights, sounds, etc …   English World dictionary

  • kinetic art — noun : art in which movement (as of a motor driven part or a changing electronic image) is a basic element • kinetic artist noun * * * kiˌnetic ˈart 7 [kinetic art] noun uncountable …   Useful english dictionary

  • kinetic art — kinetic artist. art, as sculptural constructions, having movable parts activated by motor, wind, hand pressure, or other direct means and often having additional variable elements, as shifting lights. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • kinetic art — UK / US noun [uncountable] art a type of art in which artists produce works that move or have parts that move …   English dictionary

  • kinetic art — kinet′ic art n. fia sculptural art with movable parts activated by motor, wind, or other means • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • kinetic art — any type of art that incorporates motion or movement …   English contemporary dictionary

  • kinetic art — noun (U) art, such as sculpture, that has moving parts …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • kinetic art — noun a form of sculpture in which the object moves …   Wiktionary

  • kinetic art — /kənɛtɪk ˈat/ (say kuhnetik aht), /kaɪ / (say kuy ) noun artistic constructions which have one or more moving elements, whether activated by motor, by hand, or by air currents, etc …   Australian English dictionary

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