Modernity and modernism lecture
Terms - modern and modernity mean industrialisation, urbanisation, the city.
Modern artists response - a change in culture or a difference in life.
Psychology and subjective experience.
Modern art and photography.
modernism in design.
William Holman Hunt: The Hireling Shepard (1852)
This was described as modern art at the time, especially the use of colour. vivid and attention to detail, made Hunt's work famous.
Modern - progressing - improvement.
The modern world - Paris was a radical city. (1700) process of modernity began. The eiffel tower is definitely considered modern art.
There was a shift from rural faming environments to more industrial.
John ruskin was considered a modern painter in the (1800's), he was described the new. He was the leading art critic who discussed whether contemporary life was good or bad.
Modernism in design
Form follows function
Internationalism - a language of design that could be understood
San serif - modernist
Modernism - Experimental innovation, individual, orginality.