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Introduction to Contemporary Art and Emerging Artists by Max Teicher

How does one understand contemporary art? When you first look at contemporary art, it is very easy to feel like an outsider. A lot of people say, “I do not get it, I do not understand the art. When I go to a museum, I do not really know what I am looking at.” The purpose of a Da Vinci or any Renaissance painting is much clearer because it is historical in comparison to art as it is now, which is more conceptual and intellectual. The first thing to know about understanding contemporary art is to just to stop thinking so much. Loosen up. Think of it as a song, you do not know the genre, you do not know...

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