Open Access Research Article Article ID: JCEES-4-122

    A Perceptive Journey through Postmodernism

    Utpal Kumar Nandy, Shravani Nandy and Antara Nandy*

    "We live in a time of great uncertainty-caught in the transition from a bold and passionate optimism about the future to a deep skepticism and spirit of nihilism about finding any universal ways for mankind. We live in a 'Postmodern' time". This paper contains a descriptive note of the various phases, facets, ideas & ideologies behind the postmodern movement in art and architecture. It deals with the origin and evolution of the postmodernism. A contrast between its predecessor, modernism and postmodernism has been drawn to understand the underlying reasons triggering the change. The major characteristics defining postmodernism has been provided together with a brief mention of the major contemporary artists and their artworks.


    Published on: Apr 30, 2018 Pages: 20-23

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-488X.000022
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