anti-art

noun

an·​ti-art ˌan-tē-ˈärt How to pronounce anti-art (audio)
ˌan-ˌtī-
: art based on premises antithetical to traditional or popular art forms
specifically : dada

Examples of anti-art in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This anti-art horror film appeals to the hipster appetite for self-destruction. Armond White, National Review, 17 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-art was in 1937

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-art.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-art. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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