The Movements of the 20th Century Culture

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How many of us can recall the most important events that occurred in the 20th century? A century that was full of many innovations; most importantly, these events made a tremendous impact in our lives as of today. The 20th century contributed an abundance of improvements to our culture. In addition, the progressions of the advancement helped society lives to better, such as the industrialization, the remarkable inventions that made our lives easier. Nevertheless, the 20th century presented a copious amount of remarkable artists that introduced us to many arts that were modernism and postmodernism; such as Pablo Picasso his work of art were considered a modern art, and Marcel Duchamp involved in Dadaism; In addition, the Cultural revolution drastically changed many people lives; Last but not least, the phenomenal changes in technology. In the early 20th century several movements occurred in America and Europe, therefore it was an era that characterized by the imperialism industrialization which polarized the nation into two categories of high and the low class. And the western culture dominated most of the world possessions. The U.S was able to have power over their land and they gained high economic and political power. The American did not allow other countries free trade to enter their lands. Furthermore, the Modernism Cultural movements allow many artists to present their styles in a unique form of expression. Modernism is characterized radically by breaking down the trends which occurred in the past of the 19th century. Moreover, Pablo Picasso, he was a phenomenal modern artist; Picasso was very famous for all of his work of art especially the cubism arts. Therefore, some viewers consider his art to be disturbing because they... ... middle of paper ... ...make society lives a lot easier. WORK CITED Sayre, Henry M. "The Great War and Its Impact." The Humanities: Culture, Continuity & Change. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2008. 1355-356. Print. Stafford, Andrew. "Making Sense of Marcel Duchamp." Making Sense of Marcel Duchamp. Web. 16 June 2010. . Stamberg, Susan. "Dada on Display at the National Gallery of Art : NPR." NPR : National Public Radio : News & Analysis, World, US, Music & Arts : NPR. 17 Feb. 2006. Web. 16 June 2010. . Wikipedia. "Virginia Woolf." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. 14 June 2010. Web. 16 June 2010. . Zufari, Areeje. "The Great War." Marcel Duchamp. Valencia Community College, Orlando. 25 May 2010. Lecture.
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