Conceptual art considered to have emerged as a new understanding in the late 1960’s and leading to great conflicts within the art world is an understanding which opposes to art’s being limited to such specific categories as painting and sculpture and to art works’ being exhibited in galleries and museums, and is an understanding where object loses its significance and thought becomes vital. The art movements rising with postmodernism from 18th century onwards caused the object which is the main subject of art to bear different meanings at a different place and a different time. In the age of postmodernism art is everywhere and in everything and thus the limitation to image cannot be considered.
The starting point of the conceptual art which developed in opposition to commercialization of art and the formalist art theory has been examined in this study. The information and emerging findings as a result of the scanning of related literature, one of qualitative research methods, has been assessed within this context.
Key words: Conceptual Art, Object, Image, Postmodernism