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Experimental Media

Experimental Media

Author: Aleisha Olson

This lesson will briefly explain the emergence of many experimental forms of art during the late 20th century.

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Image of Spiral Jetty, Robert Smithson, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Spiral-jetty-from-rozel-point.png.; Image of Kathakali Performer, Photo by Pratheep P S, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Kadakali_painting.jpg.

Terms to Know
Arte Povera

A modern art movement that explores the relationship between art and life, using natural materials and human artifacts, and experienced through the body.

Body Art

Works of art that use the artist’s body as a medium; body art often, but not always, intersects with performance art.


A type of art that involves the creation of large, room-sized environments that one can enter.

Land Art

Works of art that use the landscape as medium or incorporate the landscape on a huge scale.


A type of art that emphasizes action.


A work of art that intentionally lasts for a finite period of time, such as a performance.