“Postmodern” is already a headachy word, then what about “after postmodern?” Why are contemporary artworks so complicated? Why there is even blood or rotten flesh in some works? Should they be considered as art? Does it mean that art aims to shock the audience? What has happened in the art world? In which way does the contemporary museum exhibit theseworks? How do the theorists interpret them? Has the new aesthetic concept come into shape? Withthe avant-garde art takingthe dominant position, how can paintings come back again? With all the questions above, let’s reach the essence of art straightforwardly, and go through the diversifiedand complicated situation of contemporary art.