During the Second World War, established artists from all around Europe such as Picasso congregated in Paris and created the Absurdist movement in reaction to the War and German occupation. This movement went on to influence the beatnik generation in North America, which motivated Warhol to create his famous Factory atelier in New York City. These movements, outspoken in nature, were very powerful awakening tools for many groups and individuals to fight against corrupted institutions, questionable war plans and human injustice. However, in this day in age of oil and nuclear wars and terror threats, these great ideas and art forms from the second half of the 20th century have died out with the plastic and comfortably commercial Macintosh generation. Where are our influential artistic groups to foster insightfulness and innovation in our minds?
Of course, there will always be individuals who,