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noun
an artistic practice or style of the 1960s and 1970s developing from conceptual art and performance art and utilizing the artist's body as both the subject and object in such experimentation as decoration, wax casts, and even mutilation.
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Origin of body art

First recorded in 1970–75

OTHER WORDS FROM body art

body artist, noun
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