Comment> David Katz on Architecture as Art

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Thursday, January 31, 2013
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The Orange Cube by Jakob Macfarlane. (Via Arch Daily)

The Orange Cube by Jakob Macfarlane. (Via Arch Daily)

Modern art as we know it has run its course. The visual giants of the last century such as painting, sculpture, and movies have greatly diminished in cultural importance. For the sake of my argument and to aid a simpler perspective and understanding, I’m combining modern art and contemporary art as one. I’m defining the modern art movement as starting somewhere around 1890. I believe the movement ended around 1990, and interestingly enough, this incidentally coincides with the ascent of architecture and the new digital technologies that are  propelling it forward.

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