The rise of modernism in the late 19th and early 20th century built upon the achievements of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism and was associated with important changes in society and politics. In particular, the period before, between, and after the two world wars saw the emergence of new forms and styles that responded to the challenges of the era in a series of new "-isms": Cubism, Primitivism, Fauvism, Expressionism, Futurism, Dadaism, Surrealism, and others.
Choose one artwork from the various types of modernism. Identify the style of the piece and discuss why and how it fits into its particular "-ism." In what ways does the piece respond to the challenges of its day? How does the artist use the art to engage the issues that concern him or her? How is this art different from the 19th-century movements that preceded it?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 10:02 am ad1c9bdddf
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100 words of ideas and a references briefly validate Cubism art.
3 works of art are compared briefly.
These works are compared using these elements:
A description of the works including the style.
A summary of the artists' personal philosophies of art (if they can be found in published sources), the prevailing trends and schools of thought in the art world at the time and in the place the artist was working. For instance, discuss what was taking place in the artist's city, country, and/or church that may have provoked a reaction from the artist or the greater society. Include any information that might help the reader understand the artist's point of view or why the artist made his or her choices in this work of art.