This article analyzes the today’s postmodern consumer culture, characterized by fast pace, continuous changes, power of consumption where no meaning seems to be present. There is more unlimited information with less emphasis on the meaning. Bauman describes the time we live as a liquid modernity as a result of which none of the consecutive forms of social life is able to maintain its shape for long. Art as expression is here compared with the capacity to reflect on the consequences of the liquid transformation.
Keywords: Liquidity; impressionism; community; art; ambivalence