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“Contemporary and Modern Artists of 20th Century are the most influential painters who change the 20th Century in development and revolutionary new ideas.”

Explore our large collection of Contemporary and Modern Artists of the 20th Century. Fine art prints, lithographs, serigraphs, woodcuts and posters. Our diverse selections feature Chagall, Picasso, Miro, Matisse, Braque, Schiele, Beaudin, Warhol, Chillida, Dali, and many others.

Some of the most influential Contemporary and Modern Art movements and developments, included the following styles. Fauvism, Cubism, Dada, Surrealism, Abstract Art, Pop Art.

Fauvism: Characterized by very strong brushwork, and strong colors. The best known artists include Henri Matisse, André Derain, and Maurice Vlaminck who pioneered it’s distinctive style.

Cubism: Bringing different views of subjects that appear fragmented and abstracted. The movement was pioneered by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, and joined by Jean Metzinger, Albert Gleizes, Robert DElauney, and others.

Dada: A form of artistic anarchy that challenged the social, political, and cultural values of the time. The best known artists include Jean Arp, Salvador Dali, Man Ray, Max Ernst, Joan Mirro, and others.

Surrealism: Depicting illogical scene news allowing the mind to express itself. Major surrealist artist such as Giorgio de Chirico, Paul Klee, Man Ray, Pablo Picasso, and Max Ernst, and Joan Miro also exhibited their work.

Abstract Art: Focuses on achieving an effect rather than presenting a strict likeness, abstract art has no clear rules. Kandinsky was a pioneer of abstract art along with other artists.

Pop Art: Used popular images from popular culture & advertising. Started with New York artist Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, James Rosenquist, and Claes Oldenburg