antiart

[ an-tee-ahrt, an-tahy- ]
/ ˈæn tiˌɑrt, ˈæn taɪ- /

noun

art, as dada, based on total rejection of established artistic practices and aesthetic values in favor of those that are arbitrary, shocking, and meaningless.

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Origin of antiart

First recorded in 1940–45; anti- + art1

OTHER WORDS FROM antiart

an·ti·art·ist, noun, adjective
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