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20th Century Art

Contemporary Architecture, Photo-Realism, Neo-Expressionism, Post-Modern and Now

Conceptual ArtistsThese artists wanted to eliminate the art object altogether and to only get across the idea itself
Robert MorrisDecided that creating art was more important than the finished piece
Earthworks artistsMoved tons of earth, wrapped bridges and buildings, and coastlines
The GatesLarge orange cloth on wooden frames throughout Central Park in New York City
Happening or Performance ArtA staged event involving the artist talking, singing, or dancing requiring the artist to use their bodies in front of an audience
InstallationRoom size exhibitions crammed with a collection of objects like words, videos, photos, and ordinary objects, comment on social or political issues
GraffitiArt based on the Italian word for “scratch”, this art form uses doodles or scribbled words
Guerrilla GirlsThe left-wing artists’ produce posters protesting such issues as censorship or sexism
ChristoConceptual Artist who did "The Gates"
Duane HansonPhoto-Real Sculptor
Chuck Closepainted gigantic portrait photos
Narrative ArtIn the 1980’s a rebirth of story telling in Art
Neo-ExpressionismPainting movement born in Germany in 1980’s after Minimalism and Conceptual Art
David HockneyNarrative art of California pools, palms and photomontages
I.M.PeiArchitect of Modern Abstract shapes
Keith HaringNew York graffiti artist
Ansel AdamsLandscape photographer of the American West
Judy ChicagoPolitical Artist did "The Dinner Party" installation represents great women of history
Jim Dinepaints Pop images like tools, robes, hearts

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