kinetic art


Definition of kinetic art

: art (such as sculpture or assemblage) having mechanical parts which can be set in motion

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The Machine as Seen at the End of the Mechanical Age,’ a 1968 MoMA show about kinetic art. Kate Guadagnino, New York Times, "The Eclectic Tastes of Andre Walker," 10 May 2018 The Swiss gallerist sells everything from kinetic art to works of light, which make up part of the personal collection that only friends get to see at his Basel penthouse residence. Katerina Ang, WSJ, "A Swiss Gallerist on Finding His Furniture Favorites," 27 July 2017

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First Known Use of kinetic art

1961, in the meaning defined above

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