Conceptual – A style of art where the idea is the primary focus, with aesthetic or technical concerns being less emphasized.
Contemporary – Current or happening now. When talking about art, contemporary refers to work created since the 1980’s.
Critique – To assess and provide a detailed analysis of something. Artists often engage in critiques as a group activity to further their work.
Curator – The role of selecting art, historical objects, or live performance for display. Curators often work with galleries or museums and their tasks often intersect with education, research, and conservation work.
Discourse – The large discussions being had by people across a specific field or on a specific topic.