Academic journals for high school students

Academic journals

Introducing academic journals for high school students

Art in Society

Isabella Kim
Seoul International School


Whereas traditional artists prioritized museums and galleries to show their work, recent modern artists seek to make art more extensive by incorporating the audience, whether aware or not, within the artwork’s meaning. Artists implement unconventional mediums such as social media, street art, mass media, or public performance, pushing the public to interact with art. Recently artists also address many controversial socio-political issues and concepts such as modern materialism, consumerism, racism, and gender inequality through art to advocate for what they believe in and interconnect art with these different forms of expression. Instead of art being a separate realm, these artists make it part of everyday life by utilizing the news, social media, the streets, and TV commercials, driving people to notice and appreciate art by merging them together.

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