With Minimalism, art was reduced to the simplest of elements - a line, a chalk smear, a blank canvas ... the idea was to create something that means absolutely nothing. Well, not nothing exactly, it was more of a "what you see is what you get" type of art. And hey, who can argue with that?
Important Artists (selected list):
Image: Frank Stella, Sunset Beach, Sketch, 1967, US Embassy, Ottawa, Canada