Category talk:Modern artists

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? Rename ? (modern = 1492 ?)[edit]

Propose modern art term use changes - including eliminating 'modern' from this category name - see reasons at Category talk:Modern art. -- DenghiùComm (talk) 06:54, 26 May 2011 (UTC)

Oppose (strongly) renaming this and other categories using the dating system 'DenghiùComm' listed under Category talk:Modern art. The wikipedia articles (english text) on modern and on contemporary: art (painting, sculpture, dance, decorative arts, theatre, etc.), architecture, and museums (fine arts, crafts, design, etc.) use a different chronology system. In Europe and the Americas the term 'modern' as a creative fine arts movement is generally used for works produced during the period extending roughly from the 1860s to the 1970s. There is no definitive start for 'contemporary' as a movement, however museums of contemporary art commonly define their collections as consisting of art produced since World War II.
During the 1492 to 1815 period in the Americas, that DenghiùComm specifies as modern, the arts and architecture were either in the indigenous peoples' traditional forms or the introduced colonial Spanish-Portuguese baroque variations - neither usually associated with the label modern. DenghiùComm, please consider perusing the articles: en:Modern art, en:Contemporary art; and en:Modern architecture as introductions for a history of art-design dating system that seems more predominant than the valid one you learned. Thank you —Look2See1 (talk) 05:20, 27 May 2011 (UTC)
Pictogram voting info.svg Info All these related move changes should be discussed in one place at Commons:Categories for discussion/2011/05/Category:Modern art. --ELEKHHT 07:51, 2 June 2011 (UTC)