Modernism is usually thought of as a shock wave of innovations
hitting art, architecture, music, cinema and literature - the
work of Picasso, Joyce, Schoenberg, movements like Futurism and
Dada, the architecture of Le Corbusier, T.S. Eliot's The
Wasteland and the avant-garde theatre of Bertolt Brecht or Samuel
Beckett. But what really defines modernism? Why did it begin and
how long did it last? Is Modernism over now? Chris Rodriguez... more...