EXAMPLES OF LITERATURE ART AND MUSIC IN WHICH ARTISTS RESPONDED STRONGLY TO THE DEVASTATION OF WORLD WAR I AND WORLD WAR II?

EXAMPLES OF LITERATURE ART AND MUSIC IN WHICH ARTISTS RESPONDED STRONGLY TO THE DEVASTATION OF WORLD WAR I AND WORLD WAR II?

The Humanistic Tradition

1 What are some specific examples of literature, art, and music in which artists responded strongly to the devastation of World War I and World War II?

2 What effect did African American jazz and film have on the movement for racial equality?

3 Would you describe postmodern art in the Information Age as contradictory, media shaped, or indefinable

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  • performance art

  • According to some critics, the new technology (Internet, etc.) has enabled artists to “short-cut the traditional processes involved in “making art,” but still create something new.” One of the most intriguing movements in post-modern art, I think, is that of “performance art” that integrates new technology with human interaction. I think “performance art” may have roots in the “happenings” of the 1960s…

    What impact has technology had on post-modernism?

    Reference: An American in Paris. Retrieved from http://www.visual-arts-cork.com/postmodernism.htm.

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    • art in the Information Age
      • Would you describe postmodern art in the Information Age as contradictory, media shaped, or indefinable?