Meaning of “performance art” in the English Dictionary

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"performance art" in British English

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performance artnoun [ C or U ]

uk /pəˈfɔː.məns ˌɑːt/ us /pɚˈfɔːr.məns ˌɑːrt/

a type of theatre entertainment in which the artist's personality and the way in which they create and develop their ideas form part of the show

(Definition of “performance art” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"performance art" in American English

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performance artnoun [ U ]

us /pərˈfɔr·məns ˌɑrt/

art art that consists only of a person or group performing something and that does not exist apart from when it is being performed

(Definition of “performance art” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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