With the advent of postmodernism, artistic practices have splintered into an ever-widening variety of possibilities that has redefined the role of drawing in the contemporary art world. Beginning with the New York School and subsequently considering Pop, Minimalism, Conceptualism, Process Art, Graffiti, Performance, and Installation, drawing has persevered as a necessary artistic practice and has, through the variety of difference inherent in postmodern aesthetics, developed into a vital, autonomous art form in itself.