How would you define contemporary art? Contemporary art began in the late 20th and early 21st century, following the modern and postmodern art movements. It is in most cases, defined as art that has been and continues to be created today by living artists. Sounds pretty simple, right? If this was the case, why is there so much confusion surrounding the term? That is because contemporary art is defined, in part, by being undefinable. As an art world movement, it breaks the mold on genre and form and it spans a wide range of media and subcategories. It is in essence limitless. Learn more about the difference between Contemporary Art and Modern Art. Learn more about the difference between Contemporary Art and Modern Art.
What better way to learn about contemporary art than to watch clips of original exhibits curated and produced by Galleries of Contemporary Art over the past years. This shortlist shows you the vast and unique art forms which Contemporary Art can "fit" into. Each is a few minutes in length.
Color Theory 2019
Lazy Stitch 2018