Commonly misused to refer to NAIVE aka INTUITIVE ART. This term is more accurately applied to artifacts of primitive cultures.
a genre of art and outdoor constructions made by untrained artists who do not recognize themselves as artists
The art of a people with a tribal social order or an early, though complex, stage of culture. The art of such people is often characterized by a heightened emphasis on form and content and a mysterious or vehement expressive content.
Art that has imagery of folk art , it places emphasis on form and expression and often looks child like.
Native cultural art as well as works produced by an artist who has not received or absorbed professional art training or has not been influenced by others' work.
1. Paintings and drawings of and by peoples and races outside the influence of accepted Western styles. 2. Religious portrayals predating scientific studies of perspective and anatomy. 3. Intuitive artists with a "naive" style often due to little, if any, training (or works intentionally made to look this way).
Either paintings and drawings of and by peoples and races outside the influence of accepted western styles or religious portrayals predating scientific studies of perspective and anatomy or intuitive artists with a "naive" style often due to little, if an
The art of primitive people in Africa, Asia, and Oceania. American folk artists generally do not like to be called primitive artists.