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A Study on the Classification of Maximalism Expression Types in Culture and Arts

  • Journal of Communication Design
  • Abbr : JCD
  • 2020, 73(), pp.327-338
  • DOI : 10.25111/jcd.2020.73.24
  • Publisher : CDAK Society of Communication Design
  • Research Area : Arts and Kinesiology > Design > Visual Information Design > Information Design
  • Received : September 10, 2020
  • Accepted : October 26, 2020
  • Published : October 31, 2020

Lee, Bang-One 1

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ABSTRACT

This study analyzed the various characteristics and examples of maximalism in cultural and artistic areas, and systematically classified the types of maximalism expression. Maximism, formed by one trend of Postmodernism, was created as a binary antagonist concept with the emergence of Minimalism in the 1960s. The formation background and concept of Maximism were discussed based on the literature study of Post-Minimalism and Maximism. Based on this theoretical background of Maximism, the case of Maximism in various fields of culture and art was described in the fields of Storytelling, Music, Fine Art, Fashion, and Maximalism features and trends expressed in the fields. Based on the literature research and examples, various characteristics of maximalism in the field of culture and arts were derived using the artificial classification method of Taxonomy of propose. According to the study, the types of expression of maximalism were classified into four types of expression: Transformational, Fancy Expression, Hybrid Expression, and Polysemic Expression, and the typified characteristics were structured.

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