that is based on a particular theme or item of current interest to society
. The theme or topical item is usually trendy or transient. Typically, topic
art is portrayed as being creative, but really, it is not at all original. Considered a juvenile art form. While it can describe art that is good, topic art is more generally a derogatory
Artist: "I use mixed media including commonly available household items like recycled string and kiwi juice cartons. I believe in global warming and my art express this."
Mark: "You mean you tie your mom's garbage together then bring it back into the world as art. I'm an artist too: you're a shithead so let's recycle your throat into a turd-sleeve."
Rachel: "I hate topic art."