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Many thinkers consider art as a means to perceive the truth and it is the way to achieve the highest human knowledge and epistem, And a kind of epistem that access to it with other means and equipment is impossible.Coomaraswamy is one of the thinkers who co-opt this idea. Ananda Coomaraswamy, a thinker of traditionalism, has discussion the concept and meaning of art in his writings. The "art for art" doctrine is one of the most important concepts that Ananda Coomaraswamy has been discussing based on his aesthetic and semantic principles. He has defined art's ultimate goal in traditional attitude. This paper aims to determine the doctrine of art for art based on Ananda Coomaraswamy's idea And by expressing the concept of art from Coomaraswamy's idea, proposes the means of differentiating the meaning of art into a traditional and modern approach. The hypothesis of the article is that based on Coomaraswamy's idea, art in the traditional attitude has a goal other than itself, and negates the ultimate purpose of art for art, which is the basis of thinking in modern art. Research findings suggest that Art for Coomaraswamy guides the audience for another purpose based on reason and it's as a means that it facilitates. Coomaraswamy considers art as the embodiment of a pre-conceived form in material and it dominated by tradition and serve it ends considers the meaning and function. In contrast, the effects of the slogan "Art for the Art" in the modern world indicate that the question of the subject and theme makes the work of art meaningless. Also, people's interest in semantic and endemic art is greater. The method of research in this paper has been descriptive-analytic and the data collection is done based on a documentary study.