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EtymologyEdit

Latin translation of the French l'art pour l'art, a phrase creditted to Théophile Gautier : art for art's sake. "l'art grâce à l'art".

NounEdit

ars gratia artis (uncountable)

  1. (art) Art for art's sake; art for the sake of art.

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  • This text was used on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures logo since its creation as Goldwyn Pictures in 1916.