Contemp.Art

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  1. INSTALLATION ART
    - Offers a physical experience that can be emotional and intellectually involving. The work can be experienced from many angles. Sometimes the viewer is inside the work.
  2. THE BODY IS A BATTLEGROUND
    - A quote by artist "BARBARA KRUGER" encapsulates the idea that the body, uncluding its expression is sexuality "is one of the greatest political arenas of our time."
  3. IN-BETWEEN PLACES
    - Sometimes refers to bland-non places of transit like airport lounges, hotel rooms, highways, places that seem to have no history or background.
  4. INSTITUTIONAL CRITIQUE
    - Reveals how museums, galleries and other organizations affect how art is produced, displayed or marketed.
  5. DIVERSITY
    - Identity issues are complex because there is a great amount of DIVERSITY within the group.
  6. KINETIC ART
    - Art that contains moving parts.
  7. CULTURE WARS OF THE 1980's (AND NOW)
    - Debates over public funding for the ars, especially those deemed unpatriotic, un-Christian or disturbing.
  8. PERFORMANCE ART
    - Live art activities that encompasses elements of theater and visual art.
  9. SOUND ARTISTS
    - Often use the aural dimensions of places to immerse the audience in an experience of place.
  10. GLOBALIZATION
    - Refers to the widening of art practices as artists from around the world become known and have their work exposed.
  11. STRUCTURALISM
    - The idea that elements of human culture must be understood in terms of their relationship to a larger, overarching system or structure.
  12. SEMIOTICS
    - The study of symbolic signs.
  13. ESSENTIALISM
    - Refers to generalized traits or experiences that members of a group share.
  14. MEMENTO MORI
    - An art treatment or object that is to remind us of our morality.
  15. LIMINAL
    - An area or state of transition. Can refer to mental or physical transition.
  16. PROCESS ART
    - Fragile or volatile art. One effect is to make time an intentional, active element in artwork. The work is temporary.
  17. BINARY THINKING
    - The tendency to put things into clear categories: male/female, gay/straight,western/non-western
  18. VENICE BIENNALE
    - One of the major international exhibits of contemporary art.
  19. ANNE HAMILTON
    - Known for large scale multi-media installations, as well as her work in video, sculpture, photography, textile art and printmaking.
  20. SHIRIN NISHAT
    - Arabic lady that was kicked out of her own country because of her artistic thoughts and opinions. FROM IRAN! VIDEO ART!
  21. THE RAIN ROOM
    A room that simulates being in the middle of a heavy rainstorm.
  22. DAMIEN HIRST
    - Skull full of diamonds. One of the richest most successful artist, half of sharks and shit.
  23. TIM HAWKINSON
    • - The tubes with horns blowing in an exhibit.
    • Moving mouth, finger nail clippings, eggs, uses what is available to him, such as twisting plastic rap.
  24. MAYA LIN
    - A memorial wall.
  25. FRANK GEHRY
    - Architect with a crazy style.

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