Best Contemporary Art Paintings

Not to be confused with Modern art, Contemporary art, as its very name suggests is the art of today’s modern world. It basically refers to art produced in the second half of the 20th century or in the 21st century. Contemporary art is a mixture of materials, methods, concepts, and subjects and continues to challenge the limitations of traditional art in newfound and inimitable ways. The Contemporary Art Society was founded in London in 1910. 

Strictly speaking, the term "Contemporary Art" refers to art produced by contemporary artists living today.  Contemporary artwork is categorized by diversity of material, form, subject matter, and even time periods. Contemporary art, does not have one, single objective or point of view, so it can be inconsistent and flexible. There have been many Major Contemporary Art Movements and actually has a fairly long history. Intended as a reaction to modern art movements, contemporary art is believed to have begun after Pop Art which is defined as a medium of portraying mass culture.

Next comes Photorealism. It was a simultaneous movement which was aimed to create hyperrealistic drawings and paintings. Pop Art also helped shape Conceptualism, which excluded the idea of art as a commodity. In conceptual art, the idea behind a work of art takes priority. it emerged as a formal movement in the 1960s and remains a major contemporary art movement today.

Like Conceptualism, Minimalism appeared in the 1960s and is still prevalent today. Another branch is the performance art is a drama-inspired approach to art called the performing art whose goal is to convey a message or idea. Like performance pieces, Installation art is a popular medium of art. Installations are three-dimensional edifices that transform their surroundings and alter viewers' perceptions of space. One of the most recent and contemporary art movements, street art is a genre that gained fame with the rise of graffiti in the 1980s. it is rooted in social activism, and includes murals, installations, stencil images, and stickers erected in public spaces.

Like Contemporary art is continuously evolving and more artists are taking benefit of new technology to create ideas that connect.  This includes  code-generated art, which can produce mental pieces to hi-tech vector portraits. Crypto art, which takes advantage of blockchain technology, has been becoming increasingly popular since 2020. All these forms are very popular in India too and contemporary

Indian art has gained ground in recent years. Indian culture is best suited to art and contemporary Indian artists have eagerly adopted these forms, quite enthusiastically. Indian contemporary art is at the helm of Asian art and contemporary Indian paintings are also very popular across the world. you can buy contemporary Indian art and contemporary art paintings online or from any art gallery across India.