Postmodernism Essay | Postmoderism Characteristics

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Postmoderism Characteristics

Summary: Postmodernism challenges mainstream views on art, life and society. A successful artwork causes the viewer to re-evaluate the ideas of artistic practice and a masterpiece, challenges their values and worth and suggests new ways of doing things. It blurs the line between high and low art, and elevates the everyday.
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"Discuss the characteristics of post-modern practice with reference to three artists and their works"

Postmodernism challenges mainstream views on art, life and society. A successful artwork causes the viewer to re-evaluate the ideas of artistic practice and a masterpiece, challenges their values and worth and suggests new ways of doing things. It blurs the line between high and low art, and elevates the everyday. It seeks to explain the `what, why and how" of things, and celebrates the crumbling and pointlessness of society. For the postmodernist, art is a cluster of images and materials to be manipulated. This is done using techniques such as appropriation, borrowing, irony, parody, use of technology, text and new forms. This is demonstrated by the work of artists such as Imants Tillers, Yasamusa Morimura, and Fiona Hall. By taking existing artworks and recontextualising them to give them a...

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