APAH-Chapter33 - Alex Yang Churley-4 AP Art History 25...

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Alex Yang Churley-4 AP Art History 25 April 2011 Chapter 33: The Development of Modern Art I. The Early 20 th Century A. Revolutions and World Wars 1. World War I, the Great Depression, the rise of totalitarianism, and World War II 2. Industrialization, urbanization, growth of nationalism and imperialism B. 20 th Century Intellectual Development 1. Values and ideals of the scientific revolution and the enlightenment began to change 2. New thought challenged traditional notions about the physical universe, the structure of society, and human nature 3. Many artists adopted these resentments 4. Challenging Newtonian Physics a. 20 th Century called “the second scientific and technological revolution” b. Scientists shattered the existing faith in the objective reality of matter and paved the way for a new model of the universe c. Einstein’s theory of relativity contradicted the very basis of Newtonian physics d. Changed view of physical nature 5. Advances in Technology a. Advances in genetic research, communication, and transportation
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2012 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at Art Inst. Boston.

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APAH-Chapter33 - Alex Yang Churley-4 AP Art History 25...

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