We’d expect that in the 20th century, people would be more open to less traditional ideas, symbols, and techniques. The century opened its doors to the rise of artistic movements we know today – Expressionism and Abstract Expressionism, Cubism, Fauvism, Dadaism, Surrealism and Pop Art, among others. But the change and rise of these new movements weren’t initially welcomed with acceptance or open arms. Some were considered ‘controversial’ for the content some artworks depict or the artworks’ style. Check out the most controversial artworks of the 20th century here.
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