It’s a term applied to the artists who are engaged in introducing original and experimental ideas, playing with the forms and techniques to lead its significance in the society and gradually become widely accepted. While music is developmental, modernism increased in the 20th century. This period was marked with sudden and unexpected breaks in the traditional ways of communicating with the world. The world war surely had a great impact on people’s mind towards approaching the world. The impact of both the modernism and art was seen by the development of international style, which left a lasting impression on the urban area.
But it is mostly believed that the movement began in the 19th century. It began in England to overthrow the dominant trends of Victorian England. A lot of factors added to its rise. The industrial revolution was another very massive factor that contributed to it. The development in modern industrial societies and growth of cities were also important.
During the late 1970’s visual artist Dionis Figueroa was in alignment with the philosophical core of the foundation of the Conceptual Art Movement. Moreover, conceptualism as a revolutionary emerging tendency was a creative venture that caused much shock and turmoil in the art world scene, consequently on a worldwide scale. The conceptualist movement’s initial breaking-through influence spanned from the mid 60’s to our days. As a direct consequence, the ramifications of its influence on creative development itself, was an innate effect of the new; due to the shifting change of content oriented new aesthetic conceptions that adhered to the closest definition of contemporaneity as it is known. In addition, directly it affected its multiple, and amorphous contextual functions and aesthetic applications.
The Pioneer phase dealt with the following aspects; decompartmentalisation, social morality, truth, the total work of art, technology, function, progress, anti-historicism, abstraction, internationalism, transformation and theology to be able to achieve the International style which we can all perceive as modernism today. Postmodernism was first heard of in the 1960’s, a term used by artists and critics and refers to a movement that stands against the principles of modernism. In contrast to the designers that where for one International style that is modernism, the artists in favour of Postmodernism, like Jean Francois Lyotard believed that we can no longer talk about a totalizing idea of reason for there is no reason, only reasons. (Sarup, 1993: 131-132) While this essay primarily puts focus on specific years in which the electric kettle was manufactured, general history will still be discussed as
Introduction: Art movements are styles or tendencies that relate to a specific philosophy followed by a group of people during a restricted period of time. Art movements evolved over centuries from the beginning of time, which was important for the current modern art era. Each progressive art movement was the avant-garde where individual innovated & experimented with the new. The progression & change meant pushing boundaries of what was accepted. Art movements were not restricted to mainstream art.
One thing that is certain is Postmodernism is a flexible term that can cover a wide range of art forms. Critical theorists use Postmodernism to refer to a point of deviation for works of literature, drama, architecture, cinema and design. Originally, Postmodernism was a reaction to modernism. Malcolm Barnard explains “where modernity conceived of the object in terms of production, Post modernity conceives of it in terms of consumption”. This means that all forms of art are made with the sole purpose of being ‘consumed’ and with a main target of postmodernism being to appeal to a wider audience the two go hand in hand.
Existentialism as a philosophy has modern roots in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. At the time of its development the movement was not readily accepted in academia. It would not be until the twentieth century until it would find greater merit. According to research submitted by Nobin Narzary in his thesis The Rise of Existentialism, the unique history of the twentieth century including world wars, scientific breakthroughs, and the devaluation of human life provided adequate ground for existentialism to take hold [ CITATION Nob12 l 1033 ]. The tragedy of world warfare and loss of human life inspired philosophical debate as to the nature of human existence and its relation to common principals of divinity and human destiny.
“ The revolutionary energy underlying the romantic movement affected not only just literature, but all of the arts --- from music to painting , from sculpture to architecture.” as claimed by (English Department, 12/02/2009). To to this day, many famous singers, artists and writers are influenced by the ideas that were behind forming the Romantic Movement such as individuality, imagination, intuition, idealism and inspiration, to name a few. Hence, are Today’s “important figures” a collection of copycats? Some of the most iconic authors of the Romantic Era were Edgar Allan Poe and Nathanial Hathorne. Both authors mainly focused on mysterious and gothic themes.
Current Trends in Modern Art Modern art can be defined as the work of art culture during the period of the 1960s to 1980s. It basically reveals the style of art and architecture during that period of time. It consists of various artworks and paintings that denote the culture and tradition of the particular era. The name of modern art is given because of the era in which it was started was the beginning of the modern period. The beginning of modern art was done by the great painters like Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Georges Seurat, Paul Cezanne and Henri Lautrec.
The realist school is the most important school of modern art. The school of modern art is romantic school, cubist school, surrealism school, expressionist school and abstract school. All this school has many founders and characteristics. Realist art in response to the school of Romance. They depict everyday life with honesty and integrity.