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Posted by conart on 11/5/2009 2:08:10 AM
In my opinion, we need to rethink the reason for the division between modern and contemporary..does it have to be chronological? Will it not be easier if we thought of the divide as stylistic? Can contemporary be a form of art by itself..like modern art or impressionism and surrealism?

Posted by thoughts_provoked on 11/4/2009 3:17:27 AM
I've always found the modern/contemporary divide problematic - so many artists are lost in the grey area between - Girish's example of Sudhir is a good one...Any others? Navjot perhaps?

Posted by mumbai09 on 11/3/2009 7:46:04 AM
A great discussion - raised a lot of questions for me about terminology and derivation (should we be coining a new term for derivation?!)