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Modern vs. Contemporary: Which Art Thou?

Kathy’s thoughts on Modern Art: When it comes to Fine Art, I get confused when I hear the terms Modern and Contemporary. After a bit of research, I found that these terms are used interchangeably by society as a whole; however, within the Art world, Modern and Contemporary are two very different types of art. Call it Modern: Modern art refers to any art produced between 1860 and 1970, give or take a few years on either side, that departs from accepted norms and explores experimentation in its creation. In other words, not your great grandmother’s art. This broad definition […]