What is contemporary art?
Contemporary art describes avant-garde or innovative art created in the recent past or the present day. The date describing the beginning of contemporary art varies by the institutions which exhibit the style. The museums often date the era based on their founding year.Artwork by Miles Aldridge
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ARTWORKS RELATED TO CONTEMPORARY ART
Cornish Coast - Gribbin Head, 2017
Limited Edition Print
Digital Print on paper
Digital art refers to art which is created using digital technology. It can be generated by computer, drawn or scanned with a tablet using a mouse. Video may be downloaded to computers so artists can manipulate images filmed with a video camera.
Ceramic is a term used to describe objects made from clay. Ceramic objects may be decorative or functional. Both types have been made since at least 4,000 B.C. Ceramic art includes making, decorating and baking these objects in a kiln (special high temperature oven).
Photogravure is a process for printing photographs onto paper by etching the photograph on a copper plate. The plate was inked and pressed to the paper. The process created fine art photographs which have a distinctive beautiful appearance. Photogravure was replaced by the daguerreotype process.