Deconstructivism


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Deconstructivism

(1984–)
An architectural style known as “Neomodernism,” or “Poststructuralism,” It takes many of its forms from the work of the Constructivists of the 1920s, such as Tchernikhov and Leonidou. It takes modernist abstraction to an extreme and exaggerates already known motifs. It is an antisocial architecture, based on intellectual abstraction. Some examples are Bernard Tschumi’s designs for the Parc de la Villette, Paris; Peter Eisenman’s Wexner Center for the Visual Arts, Ohio; and work by Frank Gehry, Architectonica, SITE, and Morphosis.
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In the units of learning DECONSTRUCTIVISM, MODERN ARCHITECTURE, SHARED OUTCOME, and BLOG Collaboration, the teachers' activities were IMS LD support activities.
Among those listed by Cohen as providing a real challenge to traditional heuristic approaches to cinema and to the premised binarism of the sign--which in this context takes the form of a cinematic image--we can find key names in the fields of deconstructivism and historical materialism: Walter Benjamin, Gilles Deleuze, Jacques Derrida or Fredric Jameson.
26) Critics continue to place Hadid's work within the context of deconstructivism, because her challenging buildings seem to critique modern forms and attitudes.
based documentary filmmaker Velcrow Ripper, is an alternately stirring and dispiriting film, as jangled and self-cancelling as the filmmaker's name, which feels like a pun about adhesion and tenacity that gives way to and then cancels out the violent deconstructivism of his surname.
If I were pressed to define his poetry in one sentence, I would call it "linguistic deconstructivism with an existentialist edge.
They replace their older theories of order (cosmos) and reexamine recent experiments with the disorientations of deconstructivism (with its instabilities, displacement of equilibrium, and chaotic order).
But Picasso still belonged to the realm of the classics, his deconstructivism still tributary to Cezanne and Greek sculpture, and Duchamp didn't exactly come across as the ultimate bad-boy of art.
Today I see deconstructivism as a tendency to read Conrad, and other writers, not only against the text, but also against the general reader; a trend to pull the writer and the text apart from the readers and to interpose the critic, the scholar, as a separator, not as an intermediary or a marriage counselor but as a divorce attorney.
This book foreshadowed, and in many ways predicted, the deconstructivism of Fish and Rorty.
In one, Father Owen Lee, well known to readers as an author, lecturer and commentator on opera, lays out his own view in no uncertain terms, attributing the blame for what he sees as the worst excesses at the door of the contemporary critical school of deconstructivism.
Language poetry," visual and musical deconstructivism, political theater, and minimalist fiction seemed to have added little except a further element of self-congratulatory self-regard, while losing the late modernist emotionality that gave the avant-garde a semblance of life.