Contemporary culture refers to the common themes of art, music, architecture and literature that are popular at the present time. Contemporary culture can also refer to certain political attitudes, religious beliefs and ... More »

Contemporary sculpture art comes in the form of statues, pottery, various types of relief, and other two- or three-dimensional representations. A relief is a sculpture that uses methods such as carving, building up or ho... More »

Pop is an international art movement originating in the 1950s, characterized by the appropriation of advertisement imagery along with an overall aesthetic borrowed from popular culture. The term originated at the Institu... More »

Culture refers to the characteristics that bond a particular group of people, including language, religion, literature, architecture, ethics, music, clothing, cuisine and the arts. Other aspects of a group's culture incl... More »

Gothic culture is an amalgam of aesthetics, fashion, literature, music and media that emphasize the grotesque, the romantic, the mysterious and the desolate. Gothic culture has its origins in the dark and macabre romanti... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions

As the expression of human creativity, art can take almost countless forms, including painting, sculpture, music, literature, dance, photography, animation, calligraphy, drawing, tapestry, needlepoint, stained glass, dig... More »

The ancient Greek, or Hellenistic, world after Alexander the Great — comprising regions as diverse as the Middle East (Syria and Persia), North Africa (Egypt), Greece and Macedonia — was broadly unified by its language, ... More »