Postmodernism

Postmodernism is a trend in the art scene, created during the 20th century (the Aeon of Horus, the age of the child) as a reaction to modernism and a cultural marxist program of the Left Wing Church. Its characteristics are: kitch, pastiche, irony, self-referential and references to other movies and pop culture (Quentin Tarantino), mixing of high and low culture.

Friedrich Nietzsche announced the death of God, end of Christianity. Modern art was created as a Sabbataen ritual of redemption through sin/destruction (the Abyss of Revelation 911).

Postmodernism represents the end of great narratives (Christianity, Islam), collage, cultural and moral relativism, nihilism.

Postmodern philosophres: Arnold Toynbee, jesuit Jacques Derrida (deconstructionism), Michel Foucault, Gilles Deleuze, Roland Barthes, Jean Baudrillard,..

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1950s collage experiments of the Beatniks (William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg).
architect Frank Gehry.

1970's Andy Kaufman experiments with parody and irony.

1990's films of Quentin Tarantino (references to other movies, pop culture and pulp).

Damien Hirst in the art scene in London (promoted by Charles Saatchi and White Cube).

Charlie Kaufman Synecdoche New York.

Time magazine cover is Truth Dead?.

2016 Stranger Things Netflix nostalgic recycling of classics of the 80's: Poltergeist, Firestarter with Drew Barrymore (Stephen King), Stand By Me (River Phoenix, Corey Feldman), E.T., Evil Dead, Nightmare on Elm Street,..

 

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