a governmental system led by a dictator having complete power, forcibly suppressing opposition and criticism, regimenting all industry, commerce, etc., and emphasizing an aggressive nationalism and often racism.
the ______ policies of the national Socialist German Workers' party, based on totalitarianism, a belief in racial superiority, and state control of industry.
a theory or system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common, actual ownership being ascribed to the community as a whole or to the state.
the deliberate and systematic extermination of a national, racial, political, or cultural group.
a period in the 1920s when African-American achievements in art and music and literature flourished
a type of music with a strong rhythm and a lively melody with accented notes, which was popular in early 1900s
a type of folksong that originated among Black Americans at the beginning of the 20th century
jazz that is restrained and fluid and marked by intricate harmonic structures often lagging slightly behind the beat
German founded by Walter Gropius, wished to shape daily surroundings into a "master work of art". end the elitist status of art. Functional artistic to the artistic functional.
collection of all the organisms that live in a particular place, together with their nonliving environment
An art movement that artists applied paint freely to their huge canvases in an effort to show feelings and emotions rather than realistic subject matter. Artists dribbled and spattered paint onto their paintings
20th Century music with elements left to chance or the whim of the performer, also called chance music
1960's movement where artists used natural or organic materials, often the land itself, to create site-specific art; encouraged spectator interaction with the art
an American school of the 1950s that imitated the techniques of commercial art (as the soup cans of Andy Warhol) and the styles of popular culture and the mass media
An art form first developed in the 1970s, in which artists use video equipment to stage and film performance or capture spontaneous events.
deliberate or uncaring destruction of the natural environment
a critical approach that debunks single definitions of meaning based on the instability of language. It "is not a dismantling of a structure of a text, but a demonstration that it has already dismantled itself."