contemporaneity contemporaneity

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the quality of being current or of the present
  2. (n) the quality of belonging to the same period of time

Quotes

  1. "Contemporary art is not Modern Art with capital letters," said Smith. "It is art produced within what I call the condition of contemporaneity - that is, the condition of the immediate present, the now. It is art produced in response to the...
    on Jun 10, 2004 By: Terry Smith Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. Now styled as Palaexpo, "the greatest cultural centre of Roman life is opening, dedicated to all manifestations of contemporaneity," Rome Mayor Walter Veltroni said at a media presentation Thursday.
    on Oct 4, 2007 By: Walter Veltroni Source: AFP

  3. At the time of its premiere in 1991, Yeston wrote, "Die Winterreise is the greatest song cycle ever written. It has a contemporaneity that never goes away, and what I hope to do is to create a modern equivalent, to paraphrase the ethos of Die...
    on Dec 22, 2005 By: Maury Yeston Source: Playbill.com

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