Presentation on theme: "European Community. European Economic Community Art and Literature Jean Dubuffet--art brut; more human- like, authentic, expressive of the real humanity."— Presentation transcript:
European Economic Community
Art and Literature Jean Dubuffet--art brut; more human- like, authentic, expressive of the real humanity of WWII and beyond. Gritty.
Abstract Expressionism Art scene moves to New York, baby! Jackson Pollack splashes paint on the canvas. action painting
Literature Samuel Becketts Theater of the Absurd in Waiting for Godot (1952) Gunter Grass (not Gunther Gnass)-- The Tin Drum and many other books
Existentialism Jean-Paul Sartre (Being and Nothingness and No Exit among many works) Existence precedes essence We make meaning out of our own lives--much angst.
Absurdism Albert Camus (the Stranger) Close to existentialism; we can find meaning in ourselves, maybe. Perhaps theres outside meaning to life, but we cant know it.