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The Latin version of the phrase ars gratia artis is the motto of the film company MGM and appears around the roaring lion in its famous logo. Art deco was shortened from French art décoratif decorative art from the 1925 Exhibition title Exposition des Arts décoratifs in Paris. Latin iners which gives us inert mid 17th century and inertia early 18th century meant unskilled inactive and was formed as the opposite of ars. art for art's sake. Used to convey the idea that the chief or only aim of a work of art is the self-expression of the individual artist who creates it. Ruskin's pre-Raphaelitism for example which stressed the moral purpose of art contrasted Pater's aestheticism which promoted the idea of art for art's sake.
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60 Greenberg originally applied this idea to the Abstract Expressionist movement and used it as a way to understand and justify flat non-illusionistic abstract painting. Realistic naturalistic art had dissembled the medium using art to conceal art modernism used art to call attention to art. The limitations that constitute the medium of paintingthe flat surface the shape of the support the properties of the pigmentwere treated by the Old Masters as negative factors that could be acknowledged only implicitly or indirectly. Under Modernism these same limitations came to be regarded as positive factors and were acknowledged openly. After Greenberg several important art theorists emerged such as Michael Fried T. Clark Rosalind Krauss Linda Nochlin and Griselda Pollock among others.

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