Rebellion in the Arts (15-1) Yoo Hee Chang, So Jung Kim
Introduction… Rebellion in Arts • Painting • Architecture • Music • Movie Which evolved after first World War (WWI)
Painters Break Away Tradition • get away from typical ways. • artist made drawing not common objects. • emotions and feelings. • kept deep inside them. • Paul Klee and Wassily Kandinsky • bold colors • distorted or exaggerated shapes and forms.
Cubism 1907 • inspired with traditional African art • founded by Pablo Picasso and George Braque, France. • technique did not followed classic techniques. • transformed natural shapes into geometric forms • influenced by Kandinsky.
Dadaist 1916-1924 • Dada movement was more like protest. • The term of Dada, French for “hobbyhorse” was picked on random without an specific meaning. • Dadaist works were meant to be absurd, nonsensical, and meaningless.
Surrealism 1931 • Surrealism followed Dadaist. • movement had Freud’s ideas. • Tried to make a connection; world of dreams with real life. • Surreal meant “beyond or above reality.” • trying the make their paintings talk and express the unconscious part of their minds.
Architects Move in New Direction • Architects start new ways of constructing buildings. • Frank Lloyd Wright, US • designs reflected its function or use; this was functionalism.
Composers Try New Styles • classical and popular music, composers new style • Arnold Schoenberg created 12-tone scale, notes were unrelated; mathematical patterns.
Jazz • New popular music style was known as Jazz. • Jazz came out of United States. • Develop by musicians who were mainly African-Americans. In New Orleans and Chicago. • The lively beat of Jazz seemed to capture the freedom of the age.
Movies Revolutionize Popular Entertainment • started making films. • LA, California, Hollywood 90% of the movies were made. • Charlie Chaplin king of the silent screen became popular. • 1920s when additional sound transformed movies • 90 million went to the movies every week “Click & Click”
Technology Changes Life • industrial revolution influence • the pace of inventions by WWI • drugs and medical treatments • developed that helped millions in postwar years • better transportation and communication • Automobile • number of car increased and price went down (more traveling) • Airplane • Charles Lindbergh, solo flight NY to Paris • After war, used as international air travel • Radio • Wireless communication • Not expensive