Postmodernism shattered established ideas about style and brought a radical freedom to art and design. At its height in the 1980s, postmodern designers such as the Memphis group, Alessi and Arad, contributed to the New Wave: a few thrilling years when image was everything.
Video: Postmodernism at the V&A
Postmodernism shattered established ideas about style. It brought a radical freedom to art and design through gestures that were often funny, sometimes confrontational and occasionally absurd. This film features some of the most important living Postmodern practitioners - Charles Jencks, Robert A.M. Stern and Sir Terry Farrell among them - and asks them how and why Postmodernism came about, and what it means to be Postmodern.