Postmodernism is a movement in the fields of art and architecture, it developed as a response to the characteristic of modernism; simple and rational. It challenges the values of societies and it’s traditional cultural.

Inspiration was taken from the historical styles and changed it up. In other words, postmodernism doesn’t have a particular style.

Key Feature:

  • Merging previous styles with a touch of cosmopolitan feel
  • Superficial lavishing
  • Collage, photomontage in graphics
  • Playing with the forms
  • Covers a wide range of art forms.
  • Using of layers, an odd constitution of surfaces, shapes and features.
  • Vivid colours
  • Works of drama, architecture, cinema literature and design.


Ikko Taneka


Memphis Group 

Fashion Designers:

Alexander Mcqueen Spring 2010 Ready to wearpost-modernismalexander-mcqueen-spring-summer-2010-6dresses

This collection is mostly in petite dresses worked into a nipped-waist, belled-skirt silhouette, sea-reptile-patterned with digitally printing on and paired with grotesque shoes. The colours are surrounded with blue and aqua palette moulded across panniered structures. A combination of having historical victorian gowns’ silhouetteand  a touch of futuristic style.

Mower, S. (2009) Alexander McQueen spring 2010 ready-to-wear fashion show. Available at: (Accessed: 23 February 2017).

modern and futuristic feel to it, with the graphics, pattern and structure.

Oatley, A. (2017) Postmodernism and fashion. Available at: (Accessed: 23 February 2017).
Profile, V. my complete (2009) Alexander McQueen and end of civilisation?? Available at: (Accessed: 23 February 2017).

‘Post modernism’ FC073 week 4 lecture, VLE Kaplan International, Olive Peake viewed: 08/2/17op culture


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