kinetic art

kinetic art
kinetic artist.
art, as sculptural constructions, having movable parts activated by motor, wind, hand pressure, or other direct means and often having additional variable elements, as shifting lights.
[1960-65]

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  • kinetic art — noun Date: 1961 art (as sculpture or assemblage) having mechanical parts which can be set in motion • kinetic artist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kinetic art — UK / US noun [uncountable] art a type of art in which artists produce works that move or have parts that move …   English dictionary

  • kinetic art — kinet′ic art n. fia sculptural art with movable parts activated by motor, wind, or other means • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • kinetic art — any type of art that incorporates motion or movement …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • kinetic art — /kənɛtɪk ˈat/ (say kuhnetik aht), /kaɪ / (say kuy ) noun artistic constructions which have one or more moving elements, whether activated by motor, by hand, or by air currents, etc …   Australian-English dictionary

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