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Innovations in Contemporary Art

Art Now explores contemporary artistic innovations, blending traditional techniques with modern expressions.

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Self Paced
3 Months


This program delves into the evolving landscape of contemporary art, examining the intersection of technology, culture, and new media. Participants will engage with various forms of modern art, from digital installations to performance art, gaining insights into the creative processes and theoretical underpinnings that define today’s art world.


The aim of Art Now: Innovations in Contemporary Expression is to immerse participants in the forefront of contemporary art, enabling them to integrate cutting-edge techniques and media into their artistic practice. The program emphasizes creative innovation, critical engagement, and the practical application of modern art theories and technologies.

Program Objectives

  • Analyze current trends and movements in contemporary art.
  • Explore the integration of new media and technology in art.
  • Develop skills for creating and presenting contemporary artworks.

Program Structure

Module 1: Introduction to Contemporary Art

  • Section 1: Defining Contemporary Art
    • Key Concepts and Characteristics of Contemporary Art
    • Historical Context: From Modernism to Contemporary Art
  • Section 2: Major Movements and Trends
    • Overview of Significant Movements: Pop Art, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, and More
    • Influences Shaping Contemporary Art Today

Module 2: New Media and Technologies

  • Section 1: Digital Art and New Media
    • Evolution of Digital Art: From Early Experiments to Today
    • Tools and Techniques in Digital Art Creation
  • Section 2: Interactive and Immersive Art
    • Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) in Art
    • Interactive Installations and Viewer Participation

Module 3: Contemporary Painting and Sculpture

  • Section 1: Innovations in Painting
    • Techniques and Materials in Modern Painting
    • Exploring Mixed Media and Hybrid Forms
  • Section 2: Evolution of Sculpture
    • New Approaches in Sculpture: Materials and Methods
    • Installation Art and Environmental Sculpture

Module 4: Performance and Conceptual Art

  • Section 1: Performance Art
    • History and Key Figures in Performance Art
    • Techniques and Challenges in Creating Performance Art
  • Section 2: Conceptual Art
    • Defining Conceptual Art: Ideas Over Aesthetics
    • Case Studies of Influential Conceptual Artworks

Module 5: Art in Public Spaces

  • Section 1: Public Art and Urban Interventions
    • Role and Impact of Art in Public Spaces
    • Case Studies of Successful Public Art Projects
  • Section 2: Street Art and Graffiti
    • Evolution from Vandalism to High Art
    • Techniques and Styles in Street Art

Module 6: Curating Contemporary Art

  • Section 1: Curatorial Practices
    • Role of the Curator in Contemporary Art
    • Strategies for Curating Exhibitions and Art Shows
  • Section 2: Art Markets and Collecting
    • Understanding the Contemporary Art Market
    • Building and Managing Contemporary Art Collections

Final Assessment and Project

  • Capstone Project:
    • Creating a Comprehensive Contemporary Art Project: From Concept to Exhibition
  • Final Examination:
    • Comprehensive Test on Innovations and Trends in Contemporary Art

Participant’s Eligibility

  • Students, PhD scholars, academicians, and industry professionals with an interest in modern art forms.
  • Aspiring and established artists looking to incorporate contemporary techniques and media into their work.
  • Curators, art critics, and cultural theorists seeking deeper engagement with the latest artistic trends.

Program Outcomes

  1. Cross-Media Proficiency: Master various modern art forms, including digital and interactive media.
  2. Creative Concept Development: Enhance ability to develop and refine innovative artistic concepts.
  3. Technical Skills in New Media: Gain hands-on experience with the tools and technologies driving contemporary art.
  4. Critical Analysis: Strengthen skills in critiquing and analyzing contemporary artworks.
  5. Exhibition Design: Learn to curate and set up engaging art exhibitions.
  6. Networking and Collaboration: Build networks with peers and professionals in the contemporary art scene.
  7. Public Engagement: Develop strategies for engaging the public with modern art through various platforms.

Fee Structure

Standard fee: INR 4,998        USD 198

Discounted Fee: INR 2499        USD 99   




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Program Assessment

Certification to this program will be based on the evaluation of following assignment (s)/ examinations:

Exam Weightage
Mid Term Assignments 20 %
Final Online Exam 30 %
Project Report Submission (Includes Mandatory Paper Publication) 50 %

To study the printed/online course material, submit and clear, the mid term assignments, project work/research study (in completion of project work/research study, a final report must be submitted) and the online examination, you are allotted a 1-month period. You will be awarded a certificate, only after successful completion/ and clearance of all the aforesaid assignment(s) and examinations.

Program Deliverables

  • Access to e-LMS
  • Real Time Project for Dissertation
  • Project Guidance
  • Paper Publication Opportunity
  • Self Assessment
  • Final Examination
  • e-Certification
  • e-Marksheet

Future Career Prospects

  • Leadership in Art Communities: Opportunities to lead and innovate within cultural institutions and community art projects.
  • Global Art Initiatives: Potential to participate in or curate international art exhibitions and exchanges.
  • Creative Directorship: Roles in directing creative projects that merge traditional and modern artistic practices.
  • Cultural Consultancy: Advising organizations on integrating contemporary art into public and private spaces.
  • Educational Leadership: Positions in academia teaching modern art theories and practices.
  • Public Art Development: Opportunities to develop and manage public art projects.
  • Digital Art Innovation: Potential to lead in the growing field of digital and multimedia art.
  • Therapeutic Art Practices: Expanding roles in using art as a form of therapy and social engagement.

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Job Opportunities

  • Contemporary Artist
  • Art Curator
  • Gallery Manager
  • Art Critic
  • Museum Educator
  • Cultural Program Coordinator
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Art Therapist

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