Archive for November 12, 2013
Did you know that 2.1 million American workers currently identify themselves as artists, and, following World War II, the United States became one of the leading producers of modern art? More specifically, all works created from 1880 to about 1960 or 1970 can be classified as modern art. Contemporary art, on the other hand, consists of any art created after 1970, and includes today’s paintings, sculptures, and photographs. What were some of the most prolific art movements, and where can Americans enjoy modern and contemporary art?
Modern and Contemporary Arts Museums
Modern art features a number of different influences and styles, including color field painting, expressionism, and pop art. Pop art may be one of the most popular movements, thanks to artists like Andy Warhol and Roy Li