Tag Archives: Modernism

We are all post-Internet artists

I’ve  been reading recently all about post-Internet art and what it is. Initially, I thought it sounded like it should be something revolutionary and exciting but I now know that it isn’t really. In fact, the term has been around … Continue reading

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What do people see in abstract art?

At the moment I’m reading this book: It is very thought provoking. It is very well-written and not above my intellectual level, which is refreshing after all the art books I have read recently. The book talks about the self-centeredness … Continue reading

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Thoughts on ‘Sculpture in the Expanding Field’ by Rosalind Krauss

Our homework last week was to read an essay called ‘Sculpture in the Expanding Field’ which was published in 1979, written by an art theorist and critic called Rosalind Krauss. I had never heard of this essay, so didn’t realise … Continue reading

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Modernism and Postmodernism – tutorial notes

Modernism Modernism can be described as a movement of the ‘avent garde‘ – a movement that was all about pushing the boundaries. It was a revolt of the old academic tradition. Modernism encompasses so many art forms, and also other … Continue reading

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Modernism and Postmodernism – is there hope?

Modernism – definition Modernism, it appears, is very difficult to define in a concise, single sentence. Some would say that this is because it didn’t encompass a singular style or idea, but rather encompassed a variety of styles and ideas. … Continue reading

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