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Artists have been making sculptures since ancient times, but it wasn't until the contemporary art movement got under way following the end of World War II that things began to get real funky and cool. Nowadays, pretty much anything goes. Whether it's a gigantic pencil, can of soup or something entirely abstract and colorful, it's all art to us.