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art form

noun

Definition of ART FORM

1
:  a form or medium of expression recognized as fine art <sees dance as both an art form and an entertainment>
2
a :  an unconventional form or medium in which impulses regarded as artistic may be expressed <describe pinball as a great American art form — Tom Buckley>
b :  an undertaking or activity enhanced by a high level of skill or refinement <easy conversation—an art form in peril of being lost to contemporary schedules — Joanna Pruess>

First Known Use of ART FORM

1868

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