1 Bohemian culture, avant garde embraced modernism in political or philosophical
opposition to middle class complacency. had a profound effect and influence on art as it is
today. The machine age, industrial production.
1.1 Avant-Garde, Front line, ideas and concepts.
22.214.171.124 Expressionists used craft based techniques
126.96.36.199 Reacting against the "prettifying
nature" of Impressionism, Cubist
artists focused on intellectual issues
concerning the two-dimensional
188.8.131.52 Committed to the new, its
members wished to destroy older
forms of culture and to
demonstrate the beauty of modern
life - the beauty of the machine,
speed, violence and change
184.108.40.206 Dadaists deplored the use of machinery to wage war.
220.127.116.11 Aimed to generate an entirely new
set of imagery by liberating the
creative power of the unconscious
18.104.22.168 Noted for their integration of art,
technology and industrial design.
1.1.7 De Stijl
22.214.171.124 basic visual elements such as geometric
forms and primary colours. reaction against
the decorative excesses of Art Deco,
126.96.36.199 Unity of art & design
from typography to
furniture and art.
1.2 Flat and lack of depth except some aspects of surrelisam.
1.3 A collection of ideas
1.4 Rejects tradition and embraces abstraction.
1.5 Desire to create a better world
1.5.1 Art and design can transform society.
1.6 Technology is the key to achieve social improvement.
1.7 Left leaning social and political beliefs
2 Art -simplistic /
3 Architecture, modern materials/
incorporated into landscape/
simplistic/ strong lines and curves/
galss and steel/ Flat roofs
5 Modern art is its own master, traditional art was dedicated to religious
ideology or reality. Picasso said "All you have is yourself" "I dont paint the world
i see, i paint the world as i imagine it."
6 Visual communication - Collage & photo montages - displayed at
times of Political, social & emotional upheaval Design and art
could and should transform society. Make visible the invisible