representative art

noun

: art that is concerned with the representation of reality and especially the characteristic or verisimilar representation of nature or life
the earliest works of art from the caves of Europe are not only realistic, but meritoriously representative artClark Wissler

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“Representative art.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/representative%20art. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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