Definitions for "PRIMITIVE ART"
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.