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Contemporary Art

Contemporary art is the art of today, produced by artists who are living in the 21st century. It provides an opportunity to reflect on contemporary society and the issues relevant to ourselves, and the world around us. Contemporary artists work in a globally influenced, culturally diverse, and technologically advancing world. Here are some key points about contemporary art:

  1. Time Frame: Generally, contemporary art is understood to be art that has been and continues to be created during our lifetimes. In other words, it is contemporary to us. Often, it's said to begin in the post-World War II era, and includes artists and art production still ongoing.
  2. Styles and Movements: Unlike modern art, contemporary art is not defined by any one organization of style, technique, or philosophy. Instead, it is a complex amalgamation of approaches and it can be said that it is defined by the diversity and heterogeneity of art being made today. It encompasses many different styles and movements such as conceptual art, performance art, and digital art.
  3. Themes: Contemporary art often reflects and comments upon modern society. It's frequently socially conscious and can touch on topics such as political and cultural issues, environmental concerns, gender and identity matters, and critiques of media and consumer culture.
  4. Mediums and Materials: Contemporary artists use a wide range of materials and mediums. In addition to traditional forms such as painting and sculpture, contemporary art embraces new mediums brought on by technological advancements like video art, installations, and internet-based art.
  5. Institutions and Markets: Contemporary art is exhibited by cultural institutions like museums and galleries, often dedicated specifically to contemporary art. Art fairs, biennials, and festivals also play a crucial role in the presentation and market economics of contemporary art.
  6. Criticism and Discussion: Like all art forms, contemporary art is subject to criticism. As it's often so closely tied to modern society, these criticisms can be intense and varied. This discourse is an integral part of the ongoing development of contemporary art.

In summary, contemporary art is a broad and diverse field, encompassing a wide range of artists, practices, styles, and themes. It is often reflective of current issues in society, and as a result, can be a powerful tool for communication, provoking discussion and reflection.

Contemporary Art
Modern Sculpture - The Surrealist Angel - Salvador Dali Modern Sculpture - The Surrealist Angel -...
€599.00 *
Article number: BSXN-2546
Surreal Modern Art Bronze Sculpture - Space Elephant - Salvador Dali Surreal Modern Art Bronze Sculpture -...
€599.00 *
Article number: BSXN-2547
The Anthropomorphic Cabinet - signed - Salvador Dali - Bronze Statue The Anthropomorphic Cabinet - signed -...
€599.00 *
Article number: BSXN-2551
Sunbeam - Motorcyclist - Signed Otakar Švec - Limited Edition Sunbeam - Motorcyclist - Signed Otakar...
€4,499.00 *
Article number: RL-416
Broken Man XXL - Large Statue - Height: 128 cm - Limited Broken Man XXL - Large Bronze Statue -...
€11,999.00 *
Article number: RL-412
The Ease of Being - Signed Milo - Limited Bronze Sculpture The Ease of Being - Signed Milo - Limited...
€399.00 *
Article number: RL-417
Limited Female Silhouette - Abstract Bronze Sculpture - Signed Limited Female Silhouette - Abstract...
€999.00 *
Article number: RL-418
Balloon Dog - Silver - Signed Jeff Koons - Contemporary Bronze Balloon Dog - Silver - Signed -...
€999.00 *
Article number: RL-422y
Three-piece Wall Sculpture - Life-size Torso - Modern Nude Three-piece Wall Sculpture - Life-size...
€6,999.00 *
Article number: RL-361
Sensual Female Nude with Golden Ball - Limited Bronze Statue Sensual Female Nude with Golden Ball -...
€2,999.00 *
Article number: RL-411
Limited Bronze Statue - Modern Bull Sculpture by Martin Klein Limited Bronze Statue - Modern Bull...
€499.00 *
Article number: RL-413
Samurai with Sword - Limited Bronze Statue by Milo Samurai with Sword - Limited Bronze Statue...
€399.00 *
Article number: RL-429
Limited Steampunk Pig - Bronze Statue Pilot by Martin Klein Limited Steampunk Pig - Bronze Statue...
€299.00 *
Article number: RL-433
Resting Hare - Numbered Bronze Animal Figurine - Signed Milo Resting Hare - Numbered Bronze Animal...
€299.00 *
Article number: RL-427
The Cello Player (1912–1913) - Otto Gutfreund - Bronze Statue - Cellista The Cello Player (1912–1913) - Otto...
€2,199.00 *
Article number: RL-419
Borneo Orangutan Bust - Large Monkey Head - Animal Figurine - Milo Borneo Orangutan Bust - Large Monkey Head...
€3,699.00 *
Article number: RL-420
Homoerotic Bronze Statue - Belligerence - Signed Milo Homoerotic Bronze Statue - Belligerence -...
€499.00 *
Article number: RL-430
George Washington Statue - Bronze Figurine - Signed Milo George Washington Statue - Bronze Figurine...
€399.00 *
Article number: RL-423
Martin Luther Statue - Vintage Bronze Figurine - Signed Milo Martin Luther Statue - Vintage Bronze...
€289.00 *
Article number: RL-428
Erotic Nude - Mermaid - Water Nymph - Bronze Figurine signed Erotic Nude - Mermaid - Water Nymph -...
€499.00 *
Article number: RL-432
Forest Spirit - Bronze Wall Relief - Tree Spirit - Signed Milo Forest Spirit - Bronze Wall Relief - Tree...
€229.00 *
Article number: RL-431
Leonardo Da Vinci Bust - Limited Bronze Statue - Signed Milo Leonardo Da Vinci Bust - Limited Bronze...
€499.00 *
Article number: RL-435
The Anthropomorphic Cabinet - Bronze Statue by Salvador Dali The Anthropomorphic Cabinet - Bronze...
€1,399.00 *
Article number: RL-415
The Creation of Adam - Bronze Statue by Michelangelo The Creation of Adam - Bronze Statue by...
€399.00 *
Article number: RL-426
Bondage Statue - Erotic Girl Dakota - Bronze Nude - J. Patoue Bondage Statue - Erotic Girl Dakota -...
€399.00 *
Article number: RL-425