Definition of Naive art

1. Noun. A genre of art and outdoor constructions made by untrained artists who do not recognize themselves as artists.

Exact synonyms: Outsider Art, Primitive Art, Self-taught Art, Vernacular Art
Generic synonyms: Genre



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Literary usage of Naive art

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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"Scl Monthly 4:190 F '17 Mural painting and decoration Ceramic sgraffito; a modern vehicle for adapting the cartographer's naive art to mural decoration. ..."

2. Poet Lore (1901)
"... modern art with its sentimental- ism and its feeling for the infinite, is of a higher class than the naive art which goes by the name classical ..."

3. Joseph Csáky: A Pioneer of Modern Sculpture by Edith Balas (1998)
"The naive art of Douanier Rousseau was celebrated by the avant-garde and became an object lesson for painters in their efforts to evolve a conceptual ..."

4. The History of Modern Painting by Richard Muther (1907)
"... a naive art in telling the story, and a great wealth of fresh traits, straight from nature—in the serial compositions of his old age. ..."

5. Paris by Peter Eckerlin, Elke Pastre (2001)
"... which has an important collection of naive art, and is also located in this former market hall. If you now take Rue Tardieu and the continuation along ..."

6. Venice by Gustav Pauli (1904)
"... formed his definite style later in the workshop of the elder Bonifazio, from whom he learnt that naive art of relating a story, in which he afterwards ..."

7. A History of German Literature by John George Robertson (1902)
"... and the rise of the middle classes — left deep traces on literature : verse yielded to prose, relative form to formlessness, and the naive art of ..."

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