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Contemporary Art

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By Aisha Sheikh
Period 6 Contemporary Art What is Contemporary Art? Time period after 1945
Known for questionable art forms
Has no clear definition What is Modern art? French Artist born in 1887
Created the "fountain"
The "fountain": a men's urinal which he sent to a famous art exhibition and it was rejected
Started the idea that art can be simple Dadaism and Marcel Duchamp Dadaism
Movement that influenced the Modern Art period
Began to reject reason and logic
Meant to be witty, sarcastic and whimsical, and colorful
Did not follow any rules Difference between Modern and Contemporary art: Modern:
Seperate mediums
Refused to consider low culture objects and images as art
Accepted new and original styles of art
Emphasize the expressive nature of art Abstract Expressionism Uses an unconventional application of paint
Emphasizes spontaneity and subconscious creation Action painting:
spontaneously dribbled, splashed, or smeared onto canvas Color field painting:
Large flat solid colors spread across or stained Pop Art and Appropriation Art Pop Art:
Appreciates popular culture, materialism, and consumerism and focuses on capitalistic concepts
Uses bright images from comic books, newspaper photographs, images of celebrities, recognizable images Appropriation Art:
Also copy images
Usually recognizable Minimalism Emphasizes extreme simplification of form
Use basic shapes and primary colors
Attempt to explore essential elements of art forms Contemporary Realism: Op Art Uses optical illusions
Geometrically based and abstract Process Art Process of creating the artwork not the finished product
View art as a creative process Feminist Art Idea that women's experiences must be expressed through art
Played with ideas of gender, identity, and form Photo Realism Artist makes artwork based off of photographs
Replicas of the photograph and are highly detailed
Subjects are intentionally dull or of no special interest Installation and Land Art Reaction against abstract expressionism
Created figurative paintings
Depicted down to earth subjects Installation Art:
Uses a specific site setting
Materials usually fill the space
Viewer is able to interact with the artwork
Tried to undermine the idea that art was a collectible object Land Art:
Art interacts with landscape
Enhancing and re-fashioning of natural forms with man-made materials Video Art and Performance Art Performance Art:
Performance presented to an audience
No rules or guidelines
Can be scripted, unscripted, spontaneous, intricate, or random Body Art Includes tattooing, piercing, body painting, body reshaping, henna, and scarification Graffiti, Trangressive, and Psychedelic Art Graffiti:
Visual Communication that marks on walls
One of the first was Cornbread and Coolearl
When tagging became popular they needed to make tags unique Transgressive Art:
Aims to outrage or violate basic mores and sensibilities
Associated with art that deals with psychological dislocation and mental illness Psychedelic Art:
Art that depicts drugs like LSD, mescaline, and psilocybin
Incorporate lots of color
Usually abstract Transhumanist Art and Digital Art Digital Art:
Uses digital technology to create art
Can be completely computer made or taken from other sources
Combine and transform elements like painting, film-making, photography, and sound Transhumanist Art:
Represents the aesthetic and creative culture of transhumanism
Try to predict how the future of technology will look like Controversy Marcel Duchamp: Works Cited http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/66/VanGogh-starry_night_ballance1.jpg
http://ceo.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Fountain-Marcel-Duchamp-1917.jpg
http://img2.etsystatic.com/000/0/6668667/il_fullxfull.322903286.jpg
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/images/h2/h2_1982.147.27.jpg
http://readersrecommend.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/merilyn-pop-art.jpg
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/9/9c/Mondrian_Comp10.jpg/220px-Mondrian_Comp10.jpg
http://www.becomingminimalist.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/minimalist-art-on-canvas.jpg
http://artme.me/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/8x8-duckling07.jpg
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/1/1b/Riley,_Movement_in_Squares.jpg/220px-Riley,_Movement_in_Squares.jpg
http://www.scientificamerican.com/media/gallery/B098DF09-C8A8-A527-8BFC9BE0B2B2E50D_11.jpg
http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/eascfa/feminist_art_base/archive/images/576.1721.jpg
http://www.art-for-a-change.com/blog/images/april07/feminist_art.gif
http://trendland.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/glennray-tutor-photorealism-painting-8.jpg
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/f8/John's_Diner_by_John_Baeder.jpg/375px-John's_Diner_by_John_Baeder.jpg
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/17/E.V._Day_Bride_Fight_at_Lever_House_New_York.jpg
http://artstreammyanmar.net/cultural/nica/IFIMA/image018.jpg
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c3/Land_Art_Eigg.jpg
http://www.picturescollections.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/performance-art1.jpg
http://www.lashchannel.com/wp-content/uploads/Latest-Mehndi-Designs-Images-20131.jpg
http://tattoodesigncodex.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/1357613-cool_spiderman_chest_tattoo.jpg
http://komplexgraphix.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/sirum_graffiti-wall-art_50.jpg
http://image.guardian.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/gallery/2001/05/29/ofili.jpg
http://www.in5d.com/images/psychedelic-mushroom-lsdexdgnd.jpg
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Q1cJhc8c_Og/TigHJx7p29I/AAAAAAAABHg/vQmdMFcGe1U/s1600/140657035_e820174929.jpg
http://venturebeat.files.wordpress.com/2008/08/first_place_grow_of_cubic_bacteria_lr.jpg
http://www.marketwallpapers.com/wallpapers/28/wallpaper-147033.jpg
http://www.blacklist.tv/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/MC_1.jpg
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_transgressive_art|
http://www.digitalartforall.com/15/what-is-digital-art/
http://oxforddictionaries.com/us/definition/american_english/transhumanism
http://www.transhumanist.biz/transhumanistartsmanifesto.htm
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/duch/hd_duch.htm
http://arthistory.about.com/od/modernarthistory/a/Pop-Art-Art-History-101-Basics.htm
http://arthistory.about.com/cs/arthistory10one/a/performance.htm
http://arthistory.about.com/cs/arthistory10one/a/op_art.htm
http://www.guggenheim.org/new-york/collections/collection-online/movements/195233/description
http://www.moma.org/learn/moma_learning/themes/what-is-modern-art
http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/duchamp-fountain-t07573/text-summary
http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0061378.html
http://www.daveyd.com/historyofgraf.html
http://www.arthistoryarchive.com/arthistory/feminist/
http://arthistory.about.com/od/current_contemporary_art/f/what_is.htm
http://www.thebubble.org.uk/art-photography/modern-art
http://www.buzzle.com/articles/psychedelic-art.html
http://arthistory.about.com/cs/arthistory10one/a/dada.htm
http://www.examiner.com/article/contemporary-art-101-what-s-the-difference-between-modern-and-postmodern
http://www.arthistory.net/artstyles/conceptualart/conceptualart1.html
http://www.visual-arts-cork.com/contemporary-art-movements.htm
http://www.theartstory.org/movement-minimalism.htm
http://schools.walkerart.org/arttoday/index.wac?id=2363
http://arthistory.about.com/od/modernarthistory/a/abstract_expressionism_10one.htm
http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/studentlife/health/promotion/goto/resources/bodyart.html Occured from the 1800s till World War 2
Believed that art had to have meaning
Personal expression
Rational thought
Began experimenting with different colors, non-traditional materials, and new techniques Video Art:
Art with concept of moving pictures
Relies on video and/or audio data
May not have actors, dialogue, discernible plot, or use conventions of film making
Can be single channel or installation People feel that Contemporary Art is not actually art because of the lack of skill and seemingly strange objects
Think today's artists are lazy
Think that the artworks made today can be made by any average person
Use everyday objects like vacuums, chairs, etc.
Think today's artworks have no meaning Contemporary:
Freely integrate mediums
More willing to consider any object or image as a work of art
Lost faith in original styles
Find expression shallow
Think meanings in artwork cannot be determined
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