About this Book
Many people fall in love with the antique art pieces. In fact, in every artifact, you can find a beautiful meaning that is portrayed in the form of a painting. Basically, modern art was produced during the year 1870 to 1970. There are many artists who love to do modern art. In fact, there are many institutes who offer modern art courses for the interested candidates. The modern artists have refrained using the bygone traditions in painting and did a lot of experiments in producing stupendous paintings that are commendable. They tried different forms of paintings using unique techniques, different materials, and developed new theories on how actually art should portray the world and what all things that an artist have to perceive in order to reflect exactly his thoughts on the painting board.
Moreover, during 180 to 1970, there are umpteen art forms were being developed. As per the history, the modern art was observed by a Frenchman called Edouard Manet during the 18th century. But, it was believed that the modern art was started before Frenchman by Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, as the arts drew by these people lack traditional academic art form in between 18 and 19th century. After Pre-Raphaelites, there are different amendments and movements took place in the art world. And, those path breaking movements include Art Nouveau, Cubism, Expressionism, Abstract Expressionism, Dada, Surrealism, and Pop-Art, Orphism, Social Realism, Op-Art, Feminist art, etc. In fact, the modern art also gave birth to a medium called photography that is taking the art world by storm in today’s era. Apart from photography, the other art forms that are developed in the recent times include animation, collage, cinematography, etc. However, modern art has no trend to categorize it, but was developed after cubism in terms of abstract art, i.e. painting and sculpture. In today’s era, modern art is being explored in different forms such as Constructivism, Suprematism, Colour Field, Op-Art, etc. Basically, many of the modern artists will reject the past art as they believe that those arts do not help in the development of new art forms and do not help the new artists in any way. Moreover, industrial revolution gave new ideas for the artists and they are evincing interest in bringing the change in the way they paint the fine arts. Moreover, modern art is considered to be much closer to the modern life over art in the bygone era. In fact, the artists portraying their views about the world is being better represented in modern art over the art in the preceding centuries. There are many different kinds of art styles that are being defined during 1860 to 1960 and it is quite cumbersome for the people to find which art has actually defined the modern art. The key difference between modern artists and the traditionalists is that, self-belief. Basically, art is being valued and appreciated by the people, if it portrays some important values of life.
We will be discussing about the history of modern art including modern art movements in detail.