Industrialization In The Industrial Revolution

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Industrialization The Industrial Revolution enhanced people's way of living. Because of the revolution, job numbers were increased, technological innovations in transportation were developed; and trade was accelerated. However, the revolution did not only change the lives of people and the society in general. As a matter of fact, the industrial revolution also changed how the artists exhibited their skills through their works. Because of the many changes they have observed, the artists tried to examine their society. Their assessment was reflected with how they were able to capture the events brought about by modernization. Not only that, it was through their different art works that they were able to express society’s ambivalence because…show more content…
People during this point of time were left with no choice but t leave their works outdoors and deal with machines (Grimes 2004). The same with Loutherbourg’s Coalbrookdale by Night, Menzel's The Iron Rolling Mill illustrates how he viewed industrialization negatively, much more that people suffered with how people became more exposed to smoke, heat and sweat. Aside from that, labor was arduous to the point that people felt like their backs would break (Grimes 2004). Human labor cannot be disregarded during this period of time because it was what kept the machines and systems running. Clearly, the advances on technological process changed their simple way of living and how it destroyed their happiness and…show more content…
In the case industrialization, it cannot be denied that people’s lives have become easier. Through the aid of machines, work has become faster and transportation was made advanced. However, the pathway to economic growth was also associated with inconveniences. For one, the working classes were exploited by the middle and the upper ones. Aside from that, harmful chemicals risked the life of people. Worthy also to note was how workers were paid unjustly. Many children also suffered from physical deformities because they have to work despite their age. Through the different sufferings that people have faced during this period of time, artists were also able to capture and reflect this in their art works. For example, Philip James De Loutherbourg's Coalbrookdale by Night shows how he viewed industrialization negatively. Despite that, England would not be able to stabilize its economy without industrialization. Second, Thomas Moran's The Grand Cañon of the Yellowstone did not depict people's ambivalence of how techological advances affected them. His work focused more on the positive effects of the Industrial Revolution. Adolph Menzel's The Iron Rolling is the perfect example of how people suffered during the Industrial Revolution. In here, labor was arduous but people were left with no choice but to toil harder so that they can survive. Lastly, Hans Gude's Fra Hardanger is an art work that tried to

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