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  1. From the same time period.
  2. Modern.

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Contemporary is the historical period that is immediately relevant to the present and is a certain perspective of modern history.

As a term in art and culture theory, contemporary denotes art from the late 20th century and the early 21st century, what has come to be known as a post-industrial society or Information Age.

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