When it comes to summarizing the art of the twentieth century – there’s a lot to consider. The term modern art has come to denote the innovating and even revolutionary developments in Western painting and the other visual arts since the second half of the 19th century. Embracing a wide variety of movements, styles, theories, and attitudes, the modernity of which resides in a common tendency to repudiate past conventions and precedents in subject matter, mode of depiction, and painting technique alike – applies with particular force to the painting of the last 150 years.
1. Select an image of an artwork from one of your favorite modern artists
2. Post the image and include the artist’s name as well as the date of creation – share why you selected this particular work.
3. Your post should be a minimum of 250+ words and you should cite resources used.