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Synonyms for modernism

genre of art and literature that makes a self-conscious break with previous genres

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the quality of being current or of the present

practices typical of contemporary life or thought

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of Birmingham) argues that the representation of trauma and resulting dissociation is the primary characteristic of American modernist drama in the early 20th century.
Their topics include reading and teaching avant-garde modernist literature from a comparative media perspective, American modernist thinking: the frontier as absolute metaphor, between organic movement and technique: practicing self-care and forging subjectivities in American modern dance, futures imperfect: cognate temporalities and productive dystopias in US non-fiction bestsellers, and digital modernities: augmented reality art and the archives of tomorrow.
He relates this "barefoot modernism" to the quite antithetical spiritual questing of another American modernist, T.
Boldly developing the central traditions of American modernist abstraction, Lawrence Carroll's paintings engage with a fundamental issue of aesthetic theory, the nature of the medium of painting, in highly original, frequently extraordinarily successful ways.
He represents the old guard of Ethiopian painting with his use of Amharic script forms as a core element, which he often combines with abstract influences from the American Modernist movement.
However improbable--given the bleak current national mood--the self-congratulatory strain of American modernist painting known as Precisionism is again in vogue.
Ballet 5:8's dramatic adaptation pairs original choreography by Ballet 5:8 Artistic Director Julianna Rubio Slager and a score by American modernist composer Charles Ives, with spoken word created by Chicago artist Kylla Pate and film elements directed by Preston Miller.
Art Stage also featured the gouache paintings on paper and a tapestry of American modernist master Alexander Calder (1898-1976), famous for his 'Mobile' hanging sculptures, one large sample of which was hung at the Marina Bay Expo and Convention Center.
The story of American modernist music is one in which composers have aimed to stake out distinct musical identities, yet they have done so in conjunction with various interpreters and intermediaries.
Given that no works by the pioneering American modernist Georgia O'Keeffe are held in UK public collections, this major retrospective is a rare chance to see over too of her most important paintings--including Abstraction White Rose (1927).
Later, he met the influential American modernist poets Ezra Pound and Louis Zukofsky, who helped to shape his own literary development.
SALEM - An exhibit of work by the famous American Modernist and Portland-born photographer Imogen Cunningham, "For Myself: Nudes by Imogen Cunningham, 1906-1939," will be on display from Saturday through May 1 at Willamette University's Hallie Ford Museum of Art.
"From the Forest to the Sea: Emily Carr in British Columbia" was designed to accompany an exhibition organized by the Dulwich Picture Gallery in London and the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, and gathers work from all phases of this extraordinary artist's career ranging from her delicate early watercolors of the 1890s, to her expressive hybrids of the 1930s and 1940s, which carry European and North American Modernist traditions with the formal stylizations of Indigenous design.
Carolyn Kastner's Jaune Quick-to-See Smith: An American Modernist is a concise monograph on an important artist, curator, and political activist.
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