Meaning of ars gratia artis*

ars gra•ti•a ar•tis

Pronunciation: (ärs' grä'tē-ä" är'tis Eng. ärz' grā'shē-&schwa är'tis, ärs), [key]
— Latin. Latin.
  1. art for art's sake.
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