ars gratia artis

ars gratia artis

[ahrs grah-tee-ah ahr-tis; English ahrz grey-shee-uh ahr-tis, ahrs]
Latin.
art for art's sake.
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Main Entry:  ars gratia artis
Part of Speech:  n phr
Definition:  art for the sake of art
Example:  The Impressionists's motto was 'ars gratia artis'.
Etymology:  Latin
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