The Modern Age: Cinema and Pluralism in the Arts
Twentieth-century Modern painting was marked by many experimental new movements like Cubism, Dadaism, Surrealism, Minimalism, and Abstract Expressionism. Today, in the twenty-first century, we are in what is called Post-Modernism, a period of borrowing from the past, imitating it, and re-doing it.
Go to the Whitney Museum website, www.whitney.org and click on “Explore the Collection.” Highlight the year 2000.
Submit a short paper (1-3 paragraphs each) answering the following questions:
• Looking at the examples from the Whitney collection, what qualities do the art works seem to have in common?
• Speculate on where you think art (painting and sculpture) is headed next. (1-3 paragraphs)