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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
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Encyclopedias
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66 words

Art giving primacy to idea over craftsmanship. Duchamp first asserted the notion, but a movement only began to take shape

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The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

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Current Version:
2011
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Art & Architecture
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2,711 words
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Term applied to work produced from the mid-1960s that either markedly de-emphasized or entirely eliminated a perceptual encounter with unique

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The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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2004
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Art & Architecture
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493 words
A type of art in which the idea or ideas that a work represents are considered its essential component and the finished ‘product’, if it exists at all, is regarded primarily as a form of ... More
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)

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2010
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Art & Architecture
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A widespread movement from the mid-1960s through the 1970s, Conceptual art emphasized the artist's thinking, making any activity or thought a work of art without the necessity of ... More
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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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2003
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Art & Architecture
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437 words

a term which emerged in the 1960s to describe art designed to draw attention to the intellectual processes involved in

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Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Philosophy
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12,446 words

This entry comprises three essays on the history of conceptual art and its impact on aesthetics: Historical and Theoretical Overview

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