Definitions for terms beginning with the letter K

Alexander Calder, 'Antennae with Red and Blue Dots' c1953
This mobile by Calder is an example of kinetic art, which is art that relies on movement for its effect



Alexander Calder
Antennae with Red and Blue Dots c1953
Aluminium and steel wire
© 2015 Calder Foundation, New York and DACS, London
Tate glossary definition for Khartoum School: A modernist movement formed in Sudan in 1960 that sought to develop a new visual vocabulary to reflect the distinctive identity of the newly independent nation
Tate glossary definition for kinaesthetic art: Art that deals with the body in movement
Tate glossary definition for kinetic art: Art that depends on motion for its effects
Tate glossary definition for Kitchen Sink painters: A group of British artists working in the 1950s who painted ordinary people in scenes of everyday life
Tate glossary definition for kitsch: German word for trash, used in English to describe particularly cheap, vulgar and sentimental forms of popular and commercial culture
Tate glossary definition for kunsthalle: German term for a public art space that mounts temporary exhibitions
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