Already the relationship between photography and painting has stabilized, after a long period of controversy, suspicion and contesting. It is understood that there is a bidirectional, constant, equalizing coinfluence. The milestone changes of the 20th century differentiated the relationship of art with the social body and the stance of the public towards Art as well.
Art acquired a new vocabulary and role. Now the oversimplified concurrence of art and beauty that was dominant in the distant past, has been limited to the world of entertainment. Art is now a social tool.
Painting and photography overcame the distrust of abstraction, which is the most defining change in art. The creators and the public have been liberated… Now, works of art derive as products of the mind!