Thank you for your prompt shipment. Everything came in perfect shape.

Susan East Brunswick, NJ

More Testimonials »

Styles & Periods
Conceptual Art

Conceptual Art is a style in which the expression of ideas or concepts is paramount, and the use of traditional artistic skills is often omitted all together. At times these works are integrated with sculptural or painterly materials, but the central thrust of the movement is that the ideas are the artwork, and are not dependent on the physical outcome or a presence in museums or galleries. This emphasis of idea over object is essential in Conceptual Art. It was developed in the late 1960s with the theoretically driven work of Minimalist Sol LeWitt, and came into bloom in the 1970s in the work of Germans Joseph Beuys and Hans Haacke, and Americans John Baldessari and Joseph Kosuth. Data, science, information, words and language became the new media for these artists. In 1970 the Museum of Modern Art presented a show titled “Information” co-curated by Joseph Kosuth. His work focused on the meanings of concepts that were familiar parts of everyday life, such as the chair and painting. He presented signs of these subjects, such as the dictionary definition, and a two- and three-dimensional representation of them. The work of Conceptual artists continues to span into the 21st century, and can include Performance art, Minimalism, Semiotics, Process and Earth-Art.


Feeling inspired? Try out these fine products…

From $21.25

From $0.81

From $0.14

Watercolor Cup

by Jack Richeson

Economical and lightweight

Up to 45% Off

Graphitint Pencils

by Derwent

just a little color

At Least 39 % Off

Up to 26% Off

Deal of the Week
(valid thru Apr 29)
 

White Artist's Tape

by Pro Tapes

1 in. x 60 yd.

Removes from paper easily

  White Artist's Tape

 
List: $11.80
 
Non-Member: $7.08
40% OFF
 
VIP Member: $5.31
55% OFF

Latest Product Reviews

these are my my favorite pearlescent paints. I have been looking to replace my old set. The paints are creamy and so sparkly when mixed with little water. I love to create cards and these are the best.
- Paula Vandermeer in Ipswich, MA
I used this product in a woodblock printing class. I thought it was fine. Some of the women in the class bemoaned the plastic handle (not wood) but it is very convenient that the spare nibs can be kept inside the handle, and does it really matter if it is plastic? It was sometimes slow-going across the grain of the wood (white pine), but I don't know if that can be helped. The only problem I had was that the motion of carving would sometimes unscrew the cap in the handle, and I'd have to retighten it before it came off and the spare nibs fell out.
- Emily B. in Hillsborough, NC
These products are great to keep children occupied when traveling.
- Judy T. in Hickory, NC

Free Download for Kids

Download free coloring book pages Download FREE
coloring book
pages to color at
home or school.

View Pages »

Please wait...
Please wait...