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What is the difference between modernization and modernism?
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Modernity : a condition in time, being “of your time” (“modern”) Modernization : a process, including industrialization, urbanization, economic expansion from agriculture base to manufacturing, and (later) from manufacturing to services/technology Modernism : the aesthetic, intellectual, and cultural responses that interpret the shocks of modernization in a variety of ways. (Taken from Marshall Berman, Introduction to the book, All That Is Solid Melts Into Air: The Experience of Modernity )
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So, you could say a cultural landscape consists of three things: 1) The sum total of all buildings, physical structures, and infrastructure in a given landscape or city 2) the guiding concepts (or “mental structures”) that have prompted the physical changes 3) the guiding concepts (or “mental structures”) that have given the physical changes meaning over time Another way of saying this: The cultural landscape is the sum total of all of the physical structures of a given society, together with all of the mental structures by which the built environment has been construed, or interpreted. How is this term different from our previous considerations of the individual work of art or architecture?
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In what ways does the developing architecture of the Louvre Palace reflect evidence of the process of modernization?
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Claude Perrault, Louvre Palace, view of east façade, 1670
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This note was uploaded on 07/14/2011 for the course ART 1012 taught by Professor Professor during the Fall '09 term at CUNY Baruch.

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