Modern and Contemporary art is often seen as an alternative investment for many collectors. Auction prices consistently shatter pre-sale estimates. Although modern art is sometimes viewed as “something a child could paint,” nevertheless, collectors will pay top dollar for these works of art. Beauty is definitely in the eye of the beholder when it comes to Modern and Contemporary art. An online art appraisal can answer that nagging question, "What is it worth?"
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Modern Art vs. Contemporary Art
Modern and Contemporary Art are vast and varied categories. Modern art spans art work produced from the 1860’s to roughly World War II and Contemporary art from the second half of the 20th century to present day. Some of the more famous names in Modern art include Van Gogh, Matisse, Salvador Dali, Picasso and Cezanne. Contemporary artists include Jeff Koons, Damien Hirst, Jean-Michel Basquiat. Some artists, such as Andy Warhol, are considered both Modern and Contemporary artists.
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