These art forms that unite through employment of human creative impulse (Wikipedians, NP: 15). This means that art implies to a diverse range of disciplines than the perceived art, which according to modern terms, is usually referred to as visual arts. Most people confused art and visual arts while the fact is that art refers to visual arts, and that visual art is not among the disciplines of art but rather it is a common term of arts. Art is a global activity that comprises of a host of disciplines that include Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, Decorative Arts, Design, Crafts, Performing Arts, and many others (Wikipedians, NP:15). The other major field of the arts is the literary arts commonly referred to as literature. Literature includes poetry, short stories, novels and other numerous forms. The other literary art are the performing arts that comprise of dance, music, magic, film and theatre. This paper will outline how different form of arts in the middle of the 20th century and how their evolvement transformed the society and changed the world.
During the 20th century, industrialization tremendously matured into global industrial capitalism, which eventually spurred the rise of consumer economics (Gardner et al, 2006:687). These developments brought forth great promises and significant problems to the society and the world in general. Change brought excitement and anxiety because people experienced the outcomes of change that were spurring in the society. Events like the Great Depression, World War I, the rise of totalitarianism, and World War II exaggerated this schizophrenic attitude. Artists were not exceptional in the evolution because many of them changed not only their personality but also their artistic perspectives. Some of these artists responded with energy and optimism while others responded with bleak despair. More so, the world’s evolution influenced artistic developments,