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Modernism is been around for about 120 years and sometimes its refers to as modernism – The art movement or modern as in new. Modernism started off with philosophers and writers 

Important past of modernism- 

People started questioning weather god exists. Charles darwin is and important person in modernism. All modernists did not question religion. It can be said that modernism is the questioning of the past. The impressionists were a radical group of painters who questioned painting of the past. 

Pablo Picasso rips out the rules of how women should be painted. He made abstract paintings of women in which they need not be beautiful. 


Another group obsessed with the future. There was a huger reluctance towards machines and industrialism at that time. Modernist music never caught on. It involved sounds of machines and vehicles. 

The Bauhaus is a German school of design in the 1919 and is the most influential school of design which has influenced modern art, architecture.


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