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The A-Z Of Contemporary Art

The A-Z Of Contemporary Art

The A-Z Of Contemporary Art

Don't know your biennale from a triennale? Can't tell your old media from your new? Are notions leaving you baffled? The A-Z of Contemporary Art is a bluffer's guide to the often-impenetrable world of contemporary art, from artists, art works and galleries to new media, forms and theories.

The A-Z Of Contemporary Art - Part 1: A-K

In Part One of The A-Z of Contemporary Art we begin with a discussion of Artists - who they are and what they do. If you've ever asked 'what is art?' you're asking the wrong question: by understanding artists and why they make art, you have the key to contemporary art making.

The A-Z Of Contemporary Art - Part 2: L-Z

In part 2 of The A-Z of Contemporary Art we begin with the concept of Liking things, endemic in social media, and a first reaction to a lot of art, but we wonder, is that good enough? Then we take a look at Laughter, at being funny on purpose, and at being a joke.