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art for art's sake

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Etymology

French l'art pour l'art, a phrase creditted to Théophile Gautier.

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art for art's sake

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) An expression of the belief that art has or should have no economic, social, political or religious functions, that beauty is its only purpose.

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