POST MODERNISM - designation. Paintings that have been...

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  POST MODERNISM KEY DATES: 1960-present The name given to a wide range of cultural phenomena, to characterise a move away from the  'highbrow' seriousness of modernism, preferring a more eclectic and populist approach to creativity. The term came into common use in the 1970s. It is used both as a 'stylistic' term and also as a period 
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Unformatted text preview: designation. Paintings that have been described as Postmodernist include the work of Stephen McKenna and Carlo Maria Mariani, also selected works by Peter Blake and David Hockney. REPRESENTATIVE ARTISTS: Jasper Johns Frank Stella Donald Judd Bridget Riley (Op Art) Joseph Beuys...
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