Post-Modernism vs. Minimalism

Yesterday I had a long loooooong discussion with Noam Faingold about whether minimalism is included in the container that is Post-Modernism.  I was arguing that it was, based on my belief that post-modernism was analogous to post-world war two (he promptly took me to task for that), and that because there are unified cultural themes […]

Post-Modernism in Music and Highlighting Convention

One of the important facets of post-modernism over the last 50 years is our art’s focus on bringing the audience’s attention to what they are doing, the setting they are in, what they ate for lunch or what they wear.  This is an important goal to achieve, as it de-limits what can be done.  The […]