Art is an ever-evolving medium that challenges traditional boundaries and pushes the limits of human imagination.

EZTube, the revolutionary modular framing system, has become a catalyst for avant-garde art installations, enabling artists to explore a myriad of modern art forms.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art uses EZTube for the Met Gala 2021, embodying modernist aesthetics and design


From minimalist light boxes to experimental sculptures, EZTube provides a versatile and customizable platform for artists to express their creativity.

In this blog post, we will delve into the world of modern art forms, including minimalism, modernism, postmodernism, surrealism, Dadaism, and more, and explore how EZTube empowers artists to push the boundaries of artistic expression with tongue-in-cheek commentary.


  1. Minimalism: Embracing Simplicity and Essential Forms

Minimalism, as an art movement, focuses on stripping away unnecessary elements and reducing art to its most essential forms. EZTube’s modular framing system aligns perfectly with minimalist aesthetics, allowing artists to create clean lines, geometric shapes, and sleek structures. The versatility of EZTube frames enables artists to experiment with varying dimensions, angles, and materials, enabling them to embody the minimalist ethos of simplicity, precision, and functionality.

EZTube pre-assembly square picture frame

“The Essence of Square:” EZTube in its purest form; a distillation of structure in the pursuit of foundation. “Essence…” should be regarded as both a modern classic and a masterful exercise in minimalist artwork.


  1. Modernism: Celebrating Innovation and Experimentation

Modernism encompasses various art movements that emerged in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, emphasizing innovation, experimentation, and the departure from traditional artistic norms. EZTube’s modular system embodies the spirit of modernism by providing artists with the tools to explore new techniques, materials, and perspectives. Artists can create modernist installations that challenge conventional notions of space, form, and materials, pushing the boundaries of artistic expression and inviting viewers to question their perception of art.

Artistic lightbox created using EZTube by event planner for a party

An artistic multi-lightbox installation created by event planners for use at parties; however, one may argue that it is better suited to life as a MoMA exhibit with its bold, asymmetric, and modernist aesthetic.


  1. Postmodernism: Blurring Boundaries and Cultural Commentary

Postmodernism embraces the idea of blurring boundaries and challenging established norms. It often incorporates elements of irony, pastiche, and cultural references. With EZTube’s versatility and adaptability, artists can construct postmodern art installations that juxtapose different styles, materials, and symbols. EZTube’s modular frames serve as a platform for artists to engage in cultural commentary and explore the complexities of our contemporary society through their art.

EZTube light fixture for use in aquariums

EZTube aquatic light fixture levitates above its aquarium as if to resemble an eternal orb of radiant energy. The EZTube fixture ponders, “Why are the fish?” while a moth introduces itself to the rightmost lightbulb.


  1. Surrealism: Unleashing the Power of the Subconscious

Surrealism seeks to unleash the power of the subconscious mind and explore the realm of dreams and the irrational. EZTube’s modular system provides artists with the flexibility to create unconventional structures and imaginative forms. Whether it’s constructing surrealistic light installations or assembling experimental sculptures, EZTube frames can be manipulated to bring to life the fantastical and otherworldly visions of surrealism.

Pipe rest inspired by the Surrealist painting "The Treachery of Images" and built using EZTube

Pipe rest inspired by RenĂ© Magritte’s Surrealist painting “The Treachery of Images” and crafted using matte black EZTube tubing with end caps. Please note that this tube is not a pipe (Ceci tube n’est pas une pipe), and the pipe is not included.


  1. Dadaism: Embracing Absurdity and Rebellion

Dadaism emerged as a response to the absurdity and disillusionment of World War I, rejecting traditional artistic conventions and embracing randomness, chance, and rebellion. EZTube’s modular framing system aligns with the spirit of Dadaism, allowing artists to create unconventional and thought-provoking installations that challenge societal norms and provoke introspection. Artists can assemble seemingly unrelated elements, experiment with non-traditional materials, and create unexpected juxtapositions, capturing the essence of Dadaist rebellion.

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“Connector,” a readymade Dadaist sculpture inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s “Fountain.”


EZTube’s modular framing system has revolutionized the way artists approach avant-garde installations and modern art forms.

By incorporating minimalism, modernism, postmodernism, surrealism, Dadaism, and other artistic movements, artists can explore new realms of creativity, pushing the boundaries of artistic expression with EZTube.

EZTube’s versatility, adaptability, and customizable design empower artists to bring their visions to life, whether it’s through minimalist sculptures, postmodern light installations, readymade sculptures, or surrealistic structures. Shop our complete product catalog and embrace the spirit of avant-garde art to unleash your creativity with EZTube, revolutionizing the way art interacts with space and challenging the status quo of artistic expression.