Definition of environmental art in English:

environmental art


mass noun
  • Artistic works that are intended to enhance or become part of the environment or make a statement on environmental issues.

    ‘environmental art has the power to change the way we view our world’
    • ‘But above all, the pavilion's setting has been carefully, if not poetically, considered and the result is a piece of environmental art.’
    • ‘The environmental art, of course, had been conceived with the site in mind, and nowhere more boldly than in those works which required interventions in the architectural fabric of the villa.’
    • ‘Once a year, the 50 or so students on the environmental art course, which he inaugurated, were sent off into the city to make work outside of the gallery space.’
    • ‘The garden will be used for changing exhibitions of outdoor sculpture and environmental art.’