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Authenticity is the quality of being authentic or of established authority for truth and correctness; genuineness; the quality of being genuine or not corrupted from the original; truthfulness of origins, attributions, commitments, sincerity, and intentions; not a copy or forgery.

Authenticity or authentic may refer to:


In "selling out" context

In art, authenticity describes how individuals experience art as being authentic, real or original as opposed to being commercial.

See also

See also

aura - street credibility - as a concept in coolness - false needs - cult of originality - realism - rockism - simulacrum - truth


commercialism and 'selling out'

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