Modern Movements and Styles - Full List Modern Movements in Roots of Contemporary Art

Movements and Styles in Roots of Contemporary Art

This section provides information about important movements, styles, tendencies, groups, and schools of Modern and Contemporary Art.

Roots of Contemporary Art: 8 of 78 Total Movements
Contemporary Realism Art & Analysis

Contemporary Realism

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Contemporary Realism Famous Art

Contemporary Realism emerged in direct defiance to the immense popularity of New York's, postwar Abstract Expressionism. The loose group focused on a return to a straightforward, figurative representation of life.

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Digital Art Art & Analysis

Digital Art

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In the digital age, artists would grasp its progressive technologies for their own creative output including television, computers, a/v software, and the internet. Beginning in the 1960s, artists and innovators have expanded art into new, and sometimes virtual, worlds.

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Installation Art Art & Analysis

Installation Art

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Installation art is a genre of contemporary art-making in which two- and three-dimensional materials are used to transform a particular site into an immersive space for the visitor. Installations may include sculptural, found, sound-based, and performance elements, and can be permanent or ephemeral.

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Neo-Expressionism Art & Analysis

Neo-Expressionism

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Neo-Expressionism began as a movement in German art in the early 1960s with the emergence of Georg Baselitz. It gained momentum, and drew in painters from Germany and the United States - often bringing artists back to painting as a serious and contemporary medium for artistic exploration.

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The Pictures Generation Art & Analysis

The Pictures Generation

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The Pictures Generation was a loosely knit group of artists working in photography, and video who utilized appropriation and montage to reveal the constructed nature of images.

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Video Art Art & Analysis

Video Art

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Video art is a medium that employs moving images of various types, but often contains no narrative, characters or discernible storyline. Not to be confused with, for example, the experimental film or cinema, Video art first developed in the 1960s further avant-garde movements such as Performance, Intallation, and Feminist art.

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Washington Color School Art & Analysis

Washington Color School

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Washington Color School Famous Art

The Washington Color School refers to a group of painters including Noland, Louis, and Truitt. Their work is marked by the presence of color areas, washes, and geometric designs that emphasized the two-dimensional surface of the picture plane and its lack of reference to any subject matter.

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Young British Artists Art & Analysis

Young British Artists

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Young British Artists is the name given to a group of conceptual artist, painters, sculptors and installation artists based in the United Kingdon, most of whom attended Goldsmiths College in London. The title is derived from shows of that name staged at the Saatchi Gallery from 1992 onwards, which brought the artists to fame.

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