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- n. Any of very many genres of art from the late 19th to the mid 20th centuries.
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She had arrived at Peter and Tríona’s house just after five, to stay with her niece while they were off to the gala opening of his latest triumph, a gleaming new modern art museum in downtown Minneapolis.
Mairi painted, you see and they went in for modern art and we didn't know what it was.
One New York art critic called their quilts “the most miraculous works of modern art America has produced.”
They stood around the Chrysler at a cautious and respectful distance, like it was a roped-off exhibit in a modern art museum.