3 Tutorials that teach Experimental Media
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Experimental Media

Experimental Media

Author: Erin Aldana

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

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Michael Heizer, Double Negative, Photo by Retis, Creative Commons: http://www.flickr.com/photos/85264217@N04/7841453092/,  Ana Mendieta Silueta series, Creative Commons, http://www.flickr.com/photos/mosaicofart/5643645705/sizes/m/in/photostream/, Hannah Wilke, SOS Starification series, Fair Use According to Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Wilke-Starification.jpg, Marina Abramovic, The Artist is Present, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ArtistIsPresent.jpg , Rachel Whiteread, Embankment, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rachel_Whiteread,_Tate_Modern_London_April_2006_106.jpg, Luciano Fabro, La doppia facia del cielo, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:KMM_Fabro_01.JPG

  • Time-Based

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

  • Land Art

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

  • Body Art

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

  • Performance

    A type of art that emphasizes action.

  • Installation

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

  • 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.