Modernism : Modernism 1890âs-1940âs Radical break with traditional modes of Western art, thought, religion, social conventions, and morality James Joyceâs Ulysses T.S. Modernism refers to a reforming movement in art, architecture, music, literature and the applied arts during the late 19th Century and early 20th Century.There is no specifically Modernist movement in Philosophy, but rather Modernism refers to a movement within the arts which had some influence over later philosophical thought. The âunreliableâ narrator supplanted the omniscient, trustworthy narrator of preceding centuries, and readers were forced to question even the most basic assumptions about how the novel should operate. Modernism was a literary movement that lasted approximately from 1914-1950. Among the factors that shaped modernism were the development of modern industrial societies and the rapid growth of cities, followed by the horror of World War I. Literature scholars differ over the years that encompass the Modernist period, however most generally agree that modernist authors published as early as the 1880s and into the mid-1940s. During this period, artists began to develop their own individual styles as they felt that individuals, especially artists, were becoming increasingly isolated by a mass culture. Modernism first emerged in the early twentieth century, and by the 1920s, the prominent figures of the movement â Le Corbusier, Walter Gropius, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe - had established their reputations. Throughout the 20th century, several styles of avant-garde art helped shape modern art.While many of these genresâincluding subconscious-based surrealism and energetic abstract expressionismâpredominantly favored paintings, the Bauhaus movement encompassed a wide array of mediums, materials, and disciplines.. War and industrialization seemed to â¦ During this period, society at every level underwent profound changes. Modernism was a global movement in architecture that emerged in the 1920s as a response to social needs and changes caused by industrialization. Modernism is a philosophical movement that, along with cultural trends and changes, arose from enormous transformations in Western society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Modernism began the breaking of traditional writing styles that we know today. Modernism introduced a new kind of narration to the novel, one that would fundamentally change the entire essence of novel writing. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Bequest of Lydia Winston Malbin, 1989, 1990.38.3, www.metmuseum.org. https://www.slideshare.net/anduena10/postmodernism-30801816 Perhaps one of the most controversial movements of the Modernist era was Futurism, which, at a cursory glance, likened humans to machines and vice versa in order to embrace change, speed, and innovation in society while discarding artistic and cultural forms and traditions of â¦ Ranging from paintings and graphics to architecture and interiors, Bauhaus â¦ Eliotâs The Waste Land Virginia Woolfâs Mrs. Dalloway Marcel Proustâs Remembrance of Things Past Postmodernism, also spelled post-modernism, in Western philosophy, a late 20th-century movement characterized by broad skepticism, subjectivism, or relativism; a general suspicion of reason; and an acute sensitivity to the role of ideology in asserting and maintaining political and economic power.