Outline Lecture Six mmw 6 ec

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Outline Lecture Six: Revolts in Modern Art Transition from last lecture: 1) In post-war Europe, a sense that liberal politics and idealism had failed— contributing to the modern sense of alienation, fragmentation, and impotence 2) What could take liberalism’s place on the pedestal of Western civilization? a. Robust ideologies such as fascism that would infuse a dangerous dose of adrenaline in the anemic bloodstream of European culture b. Also a revolution in modern art that tried to reinvigorate and shock European consciousness out of its coma I) Changing Perspectives of Time and Space a) Pace of Social Change in Europe i) Accelerated pace of change in Europe b) Time-space compression i) Fordist assembly-lines ii) The advent of radio and the telephone (1) A sense of synchrony iii) Impact on world politics c) A crisis of representation: i) How can art represent this compression of time and space II) Avant-garde Responses to Modernity a) The Cubist Assault on Linear Perspective i) Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque in 1907
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2011 for the course MMW 6 taught by Professor Chang during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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