Essay Mind Map: Minimalism v.s. Pop Culture

Similarities and Differences of Minimalism and Pop Culture  



Deconstructivism  The theory of deconstruction began in the 1970's with the work of philosopher Jacques Derrida, the belief of a piece of art would not bare with only no one single meaning. While deconstructivism questions the view of the workings in social codes, technologies, and metaphors of representation. Key Features:  Using broken or shredded forms…Read more Deconstructivism


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…Read more Postmodernism


Minimalism emerged as a movement during the 1950s and rapidly growing in the years 60's, 70's. It was a major movement of post-modernist art and a trend that react from the society's consumerism. This movement minimises the use of art or approach to aesthetic or artistic staples. Key features: Simple basic and simplified shapes and forms: triangles,…Read more Minimalism

Pop Art/Culture

Pop Art/ Culture Due to the crippling effects of the economy after WWII, Pop art/culture only started to influences America, not until mid-50's. At the time popular items were motorcycles, portable radios and Levi's, youngsters were get given the freedom finding their own identity as rock or pop stars. Main Features: Bright, bold, psychedelic colours Expressive…Read more Pop Art/Culture

Fashion Design: Functionalism/Modernism/Art Deco

Functionalism: Jacquemus Fall 2014 Ready to wear collection Simon Porte Jacquemus's Fall 2014 Ready to wear collection is predominately based on clean and simple design, whilst the silhouette of the garments are architecturally structured which has created a bold statement.That suits the elements of Functionalism and alongside with the touch of bold colours and shapes,…Read more Fashion Design: Functionalism/Modernism/Art Deco