WHAT IS MODERNISM?
Modern character or quality of thought,
expression, or technique.
Also it's along with cultural trends and
changes, arose from wide-scale and far-
Modernism was in the late 19th and early
Modernism is about new ideas, new ideas
all the time.
WHAT IS MODERNISM?
Modernism is also rejected the certainty of Enlightenment
thinking, and many modernists rejected religious belief.
Some commentators define Modernism as a socially progressive
trend of thought that affirms the power of human beings to create,
improve and reshape their environment with the aid of practical
experimentation, scientific knowledge, or technology.
The dominant trends of industrial Victorian England, were also
opposed, from about 1850, by the English poets and painters
because of their "opposition to technical skill without inspiration
Postmodernism suggests that
the popular culture and media
texts dominate our sense of
The way we define ourselves
and the world is influenced by
'Media Saturated'- This is the
idea that we pick and mix our
styles/ identities as their is so
It is argued that the
distinctions between media
This is because we live in a
world of images and
Often defined as 'simulated'
and 'hyper reality'
Simulation or Hyper reality?
Baudrillard's Theory: media creates such
idealistic representations of reality
Hyper reality- not sure whether it's real
Simulation- is when the media
represents reality in a more visual and
Due to the distinctions between media
and reality collapsing
However- negative effect
The audience is left feeling
depressed as their own life doesn't
live up to this artificial reality
Bricolage - Something made or
put together using whatever
materials happen to be
So for example with films when
there is hybridity such as
RomCom that's bricolage
because it's putting two things
together that already exist.
Blade Runner 1982
Pulp Fiction 1994
It demonstrates a
style in art
It fractures time
by the use of
There's a variety
of music that the
society to access
We can pick and
Manet you see his way of painting In titian painting you see nudes
This shows the change over time and how people see
things differently. Which is modernism because new
trends over time and new ideas
HOW DOES POMO DIFFER
Modernism is all about new
trends, changes and ideas
coming from our minds and
not being influenced by
anything. So it's about being
postmodernism is everything
is changing and judge by the
media so it's being less
creative and everything is
defined by the media.