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folk art

noun
1.
artistic works, as paintings, sculpture, basketry, and utensils, produced typically in cultural isolation by untrained often anonymous artists or by artisans of varying degrees of skill and marked by such attributes as highly decorative design, bright bold colors, flattened perspective, strong forms in simple arrangements, and immediacy of meaning.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
Related forms
folk-art, adjective
folk artist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for folkart

folk art

noun
1.
the visual arts, music, drama, dance, or literature originating from, or traditional to, the common people of a country
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