0090 2010 Week 1 Lect 1

0090 2010 Week 1 Lect 1 - HAA 0090 INTRODUCTION TO...

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HAA 0090 INTRODUCTION TO CONTEMPORARY ART Lecture 1 Introduction to Key Concepts: Modern
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MODERN From the Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002, second edition 1989, derived from many earlier print versions) 6 th -century AD Latin usage derives from modo , “just now,” and becomes modernus , “modern,” on analogy to hodiernus , “of today.” 1. “Being at this time; now existing,” obsolete, rare . 2. “Of or pertaining to the present or recent times, as distinguished from the remote past; pertaining to or originating in the current age or period.” For example, “In Historical use commonly applied (in contradistinction to ancient and mediœval ) to the time subsequent to the MIDDLE AGES, and the events, personages, writers, etc., of that time. So modern history .” 3. “Of a movement in art and architecture, or the works produced by such a movement; characterized by a departure from or a repudiation of accepted or traditional styles and values.”
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MODERNITY “Term applied to the cultural condition in
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course HAA 0090 taught by Professor Bailey during the Spring '08 term at Pittsburgh.

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