10:27 notes - Aalto Shifts away from machine aesthetic,...

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Aalto- Shifts away from machine aesthetic, towards humanism o Rise of Fascism and Totalitarianism in Europe Aggressive, misuse national identity (and then he randomly compares this to imperial Japan, a militaristic nation) Soviet Union- Communist (duh) Rise of Stalin in 1930s Similar to Fascist Italy- both Totalitarian, share same characteristics (economic, political, social etc.) Totalitarianism Zeppelinfeld, Albert Speer, Nuremberg, 1953 Emotionally/physically stimulating due to massive size and scale No visible beginning or end, sense of no escape Stage set for rallies of Nazi parties; “theatrical architecture” Arch. Characteristics: repetitive, related to classical architecture, rejects Modernist materials (glass, steel), prefer the use of stone - heavy, long-lasting symbolizes the idea of forever However, there is the use of steel but covered with a stone veneer 1930s Germany is dismantled by Nazi Germany Modern art and architecture= “degenerate”
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2011 for the course ART-HIST 343 taught by Professor Jeffbeaulieu during the Spring '11 term at UMass (Amherst).

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