Discussion: The Great Divide

Discussion: The Great Divide.

Paper title:  Discussion: The Great Divide

Academic level: College

Pages: 1

Source amount:  1

Subject:  art history

Formatting style: Other

Type: Essay

Details: Huyssen, from “Introduction, After the Great Divide, Modernism, Mass Culture, Post Modernism” What caused the dramatic shift in artistic theory during the brief inter/post WWI years? Consider today’s political structures and climate. Where do you see contemporary art heading? Will it become more political, or will it retreat again and disassociate itself with society? Has is already? Movements such as Futurism and Constructivism were closely aligned with political agendas. What was the best mode to transmit those political ideologies to the working masses? Would the methods used then be affective today?

Discussion: The Great Divide

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