Performance art

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Definition

(a piece of) performance art: (a) live artistic event
noun
"Performance art" is a form of interdisciplinary art which emerged in the 20th century. It involves performances in space and time, and can include anything from street theatre to body art...

Examples

  • "Moira : So, don't you think that there's a chance that this wasn't planned as performance art?"
  • "Belinda : Well, I saw a very interesting piece of performance art yesterday."

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