Rise of Modern Art

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A 6 page research paper that discusses the rise of modern art in Europe. The Industrial Revolution, which began in Europe during the second half of the nineteenth century, coincided with the emergence of new art styles and movement that mirror the rapid nature of societal change. As this suggests, the history of modern art or modernism begins with the later half of the nineteenth century and extends into the twentieth (Williams, 2003). The following brief examination of the history of modern art demonstrates how rather like a series of dominos, the rise of one art movement that verified away from traditional conventions, gave rise to another and another movement, each expressing the changing nature of modern society. Bibliography lists 10 sources.