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conceptual art

noun, often capitalized C

Definition of conceptual art

  1. :  an art form in which the artist's intent is to convey a concept rather than to create an art object

conceptual artist noun often capitalized C


Circa 1969

First Known Use of conceptual art

circa 1969


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