Definition of art autre in English:

art autre

Pronunciation /ˌɑːt ˈəʊtrə/


  • A style of painting in which spots or daubs of colour are applied in an apparently random manner, breaking with traditional ideas of composition, to evoke an emotion, landscape, etc.


1950s; earliest use found in The Times. From French art autre, lit. ‘other art’ from art + autre other.