folk art (traditional art)

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Scope note
Art and crafts that exist outside the received canons of taste established by academic art, that are produced in culturally cohesive communities or contexts, and that are guided by local traditional rules or procedures. Included are paintings, ceramics, textiles, sculpture, and other art forms. It is generally distinct from "naive art," which is created by those without formal training, but not necessarily within a cohesive cultural community. It is also distinct from "outsider art," which usually refers specifically to art created or collected according to a philosophy of avoidance of traditional training.
folk art
Accepted term: 22-Jul-2024