Definition of art brut
: outsider art … a broad range of graphic style from art brut to bathroom graffiti … — Publishers Weekly, 3 Sept. 2001 … this odd Southern girl has been releasing dreamily primitive electric folk-blues records for more than ten years now—wobbly art brut affairs held together with hair and saliva … — Spin, February 2006
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Origin and Etymology of art brut
borrowed from French, literally, “raw [crude, unprocessed] art”
First Known Use: 1949See Words from the same year
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