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date: 04 August 2020

Conceptual art 

Source:
A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art
Author(s):

Ian Chilvers,

John Glaves-Smith

A term now widely used for almost any form of art which cannot be placed in the traditional categories but when first widely used in the late 1960s it had a more specific connotation as 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 documentation rather than as an artefact.... ...

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