This lesson discusses the influence of technology and war on the development of modernist art movements in the twentieth century.
Terms to Know
An idealized state of perfection.
A French military term meaning "advance guard". In the arts, it is a term that describes artists whose work is characterized as being revolutionary, experimental, or innovative.
A term used to describe a condition of materialism or a status of the middle working class.
A 20th-century art movement that parts from past artistic traitions and does not adhere to any one style.