ARTS1 LESSON 2 postmodernism and contemporary art

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postmodernism
was a REACTION AGAINST MODERNISM; was brought about by the disillusionment and the brutality of the Holocaust
contemporary art
ART OF THE PRESENT; a style and attitude that started in the 1970s and it has a fixed length. While contemporary art refers to artworks made within a 50-year period from the present
performance art
installation art
photorealism
video art
common examples of art forms used in postmodern art
pop art
happening
performance art
installation art
graffiti art
most important examples of postmodern and contemporary art forms and styles
pop art
movement that began in the mid-1950s in the United Kingdom and 1950s in the United States;
is expressed by daring, simple, and everyday images from popular culture and products
characteristics of pop art
exciting
lively block
pop art used ___ and ___ colors that give a TRENDY VIBE
advertisements
packaging
comic strips
movie stars
celebrities
common images used in pop art came from
"32 campbell soup cans" by ANDY WARHOL
"whaam!" by ROY LICHTENSTEIN
"giant pool balls" by CLAES OLDENBURG
artists and artworks of pop art
happening
was an AVANT-GARDE ART FORM whose earliest shape developed from the Dada movement in the early twentieth century; named by ALLAN KAPROW
drama
visual arts
happening combined the elements of ___ and ___
"admission piece: 18 happenings in 6 parts" by ALLAN KAPROW
artist and artwork of happening
performance art
an art form where the artist uses himself/herself and his/her live actions to express his/her art; happening gave way to this art form
dance
music
body contortion
costume
performance art often incorporates other media in their artworks such as ____, ___, ____, ____.
"shoot" by chris burden
artist and artwork of performance art
installation art
was a contemporary art form that involves the ARRANGEMENT OF OBJECTS IN SPACE; allows the viewer to be IN THE ARTWORK
touch
sound
smell
taste
installation art involve other senses such as ....
"embankment" by RACHEL WHITEREAD
artist and artwork of installation art
graffiti art
also known as STREET ART; one of the more controversial of the contemporary art forms
vandalism
some consider graffiti art as ____ and is considered illegal in many countries
"a stencil of charles manson in a prison suit"
"hitchhiking to anywhere"
by BANKSY
artist and artwork of graffiti art
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