As an amateur collector of Artworks or as a millennial planning to start a collection, a lot many questions must come to your mind. As someone interested in Art, you must have seen and heard various artworks, terms related to art and about various artists, but there are various assumptions, myths, agreements, and disagreements surrounding art styles. In today’s topic, we have picked up the oft- most confused and interchanged art styles- Contemporary and Modern Arts. Here are the FAQs surrounding them, along with our responses. Feel free to add to them to help out fellow collectors and help us expand our knowledge bank!

What are Modern and Contemporary Arts

Modern art are the arts that were created sometime between the 1860s and the late 1960s. Art made thereafter are considered Contemporary. Although the name might say ‘Modern’, but it came before Contemporary Art, and the latter is considered Art of the ‘present times’.