What kind of arts are used by contemporary period? In its most basic sense, the term contemporary art refers to art—namely, painting, sculpture, photography, installation, performance, and video art—produced today.
What makes an artwork a contemporary? Strictly speaking, the term “contemporary art” refers to art made and produced by artists living today. Today’s artists work in and respond to a global environment that is culturally diverse, technologically advancing, and multifaceted.
What are the examples of contemporary art? The different types of contemporary art are painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, collage, digital art/collage, photography, video art, installation art, land art, (public) intervention art and performance art.
What is the history of contemporary art? Contemporary art follows from modern art, which is broad term used to define art produced between the 1850s and 1945. However, some art historians set the start date of contemporary art in the 1960s with the emergence of pop art, an artistic movement that represented a radical break from modernism.