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Contemporary Art – the Modern Art form

Contemporary Art – the Modern Art form

The word ‘contemporary’ is a synonym for modern, and when it comes to art it refers to the expression of artists through their creativity, but using new techniques and often questioning the old ones. The work created by the artists of today is particularly called ‘Contemporary art. An artist’s portrayal in the present items is that of a culturally diverse, technologically advancing and multifaceted global society.

It is not just the bright side of today’s world that is upheld by these artists in their representation; they also work as critics and place their opinion in front of society through their innovative creation. They work with numerous types of mediums, not just the conventional ones to make thier statement. Mark Borghi is an art fanatic whose personal fine arts gallery in Bridgehampton has recently hosed an exhibition of contemporary, abstract and other art disciplines, with the strong social message of the empowerment of women.

The modern viwers too have thus a changed role to play, unlike the ancient times when the viewers of art merely appreciated the art presented to them, now they even question the art. They have the mind now to decipher whether or not the art is good and what exactly is meant by its composition. The viewers also put their mind to understanding whether a piece of art is “interesting” or “challenging”.

The act of interrogation is a very rampant thing now; the contemporary artists themselves question the conventional ideas of how art was defined, what things constitute art and how this art is created. At times the modern artists accept the traditional ways but in most cases reject the styles and movements that preceded them.

The abstract art is one form of contemporary art, and it is since the turn of the 20th century that artists have turned away from realism and the realistic representation, which included a lot of human figure. The modern day artists prefer representing abstract things, things that are present around everyone but in an absolutely different light. In a way that will evoke the sense and cause people to think and try to identify the object.

Jackson Pollock so a name in the contemporary artists that will always be remembered for bringing about a great revolution with a newness in his artistry. He was the one who took art to choreographic heights. Mark Borghi’s fine arts gallery in New York showcases the works of this man and many other s famed personalities like Andy Warhol, Richard Prince. His gallery program specializes in Post-War American Art, while exhibiting works from the various different genres of art.

Those contemporary artists who work within the movement of Postmodern prefer to follow the idea of “artistic pluralism” rather than mainstream art. Artistic pluralism is a secular movement that accepts various different kinds of artistic styles and intentions. The materials that the contemporary artists pool in are from a wide range of sources, styles and also materials. They take ideas from performance art, pop art, video art, minimalism, conceptual art and the likes.

All in all the contemporary art form is alike the open sky at your disposal where you can use your innovation and create anything meaningful at your discretion.

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