Modern artists experimented with new ways of seeing the world as well as constructing innovative ideas about the nature of materials and functions of art. Modern art has a tendency away from the narrative, which was characteristic for the traditional arts, and a movement toward abstraction.
•Extremely experimentation of materials and concepts
•Short lived movements but high in the production of work
•Most artists work in a variety of media
•Modern architecture is radically altered by computers
•Increase in the number of influential and highly important female artists