Aestheticism and Modernism
...Inquisitor objects to Galileo's work, it is not on the basis of its validity, it is on the basis that Galileo's work challenges the moral order established by the church. The result, as feared by the Inquisitor, is that “It is an alarming unrest that has come over the world” (Scene 12).
Many interesting paradoxes are found... Aestheticism and Modernism
The modernist period lies from 1900-1950; a time of great progress in art, architecture, music, and literature. Modernism, the genre that was associated with this period, featured radical aesthetics, technical experimentation, self-conscious reflexiveness and skepticism of the real world. (Bertolt, 1964, 139) Modernism was a direct respo...