All posts tagged in Contemporary Art

  • December 8, 2018By Aly Balakareva

    In 2008, Damien Hirst sold $198 million worth of artworks, setting a new record for a one-artist auction. However, with his immense success, he also gained an air of controversy surrounding his art. His works can be considered outrageously unique or perhaps, lacking the thought to be called art. However, it is important to acknowledge

  • February 5, 2018By Martina Porru

    By definition, Contemporary Art is the “art of the present day and relatively recent past and of an innovatory or avant-garde nature.” The art itself leaves a broad variety of artistic creations, there is no definite manifesto to follow, nor any specific technique that entails the participation in the Contemporary art “movement” because there is essentially no

  • June 9, 2017By Giovanna Lomanto

    Theater shows, temporary art, performance artists, even Teppanyaki grills–exhibitions of non-permanence have all been thriving as of late. This does not signify the death of museums, of paintings, or of great literature; it simply means that the art world has been expanding in terms of what constitutes works of artistic merit. While some of these