If the concept of contemporary art baffles you, you’re in good company—elite, in fact. The problem isn’t just that nobody can agree on what is; it’s that nobody knows when the contemporary era begins. Some curators see a likely candidate in 1989: the year of the Berlin Wall’s fall, the Tiananmen Square protests, and the long-overdue anticolonialism of the “Magiciens de la terre” exhibition in Paris.

Source: What Is Contemporary Art? – Artsy

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