From time immemorial, art has been an intricate part of human evolution. Art in various forms has been a mirror of the society and life. Paintings have been important shreds of evidence of several historic events as well as the religious belief of kingdoms. Not just historically, art has seldom also been important evidence of several unsaid emotions and outpourings of the mass.
Paintings among all other forms of art have been a very popular and effective form, for putting up the societal activities. However, after the 20th-century art has experienced quite a change. Paintings among all other forms of art have been a very popular and effective form, for putting up the societal activities. With the artists acquiring more freedom of expression, art has become a major source of societal reflection.
Artists of present days no longer paint what they are asked for by the influential. They now paint what they feel and what they see. Thus contemporary paintings have become much more practical. The flaws are equally brought forward along with the goods.
Contemporary paintings are not only reflections but also inspire our life. Art is now considered a strong media for non-violent protest. The brush is now mightier than guns. Today Contemporary art echoes our society like nothing else. On one hand, it provides the insight, on the other, it gives back to society as well.