BEGINNING 19TH CENTURY• Start of the industrial revolution• agriculture, manufacturing, mining, transportation, and technology• steam engine, steam powered ships and the railway.• big effect on peoples everyday lives
THE GREAT EXHIBITION• ‘Overwhelmed and excited’• technical and mechanical engineering• show off• leader of this industrial revolution• Exhibition in London in 1851• Conveyer-belt mechanization• ‘look what we can design and make quickly and efficiently’
THE GREAT EXHIBITION• International lead to competition• one quarter of the entire British population had visited Crystal Palace• impact that the exhibition had on Britain.
ARTS AND CRAFT MOVEMENT• negative reaction towards mass production• quality of the goods• destroying the whole art and purpose of the product• wanting to return to the original hand craft• ‘ traditional craftsmanship’• wealthy and rich
Tatlin’s Tower 1919 - Monument to the Third International
BAUHUAS• Effected by the war• 1919-1933• School of art, architecture, and design• functional living environments• Socialists• flat, smooth surfaces• geometric shapes• open spaces• glass windows• Steel• concrete