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performance art

noun

: a type of art that is created in front of or presented to an audience by the artist

Full Definition of PERFORMANCE ART

:  a nontraditional art form often with political or topical themes that typically features a live presentation to an audience or onlookers (as on a street) and draws on such arts as acting, poetry, music, dance, or painting
performance artist noun

First Known Use of PERFORMANCE ART

1971

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