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Synonyms for avant-garde

Synonyms for avant-garde

any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)

radically new or original


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The following overview of composers, their activities and a choice of their works illustrates the content and direction of the Czech inter-war music avant-garde.
Novero organizes Antidiets of the Avant-Garde in a generally chronological format, which renders the book approachable for audiences seeking varied close analyses of the Avant-Garde movement in addition to a considered analysis of the culinary theme.
In other words, Aggor's study is useful and illuminating regarding the avant-garde elements of Nieva's plays, which may be considered postmodern by those who include the avant-garde -- and postismo as an avant-garde expression --in postmodernism.
With its focus on exemplary analyses, the book does not, however, aim to establish a theory of avant-garde film.
Jonas Mekas "The Godfather of American Avant-Garde Cinema" presents new installations in which the still and moving image conjoin in a spectacular multimedia presentation.
The Situationist International, however, explicitly referred to the avant-garde of the interwar period, and the Situationists engaged in politics to the point where they abandoned art as a separate activity in favor of revolutionary action and building up a dismissive theory of capitalist society.
Modern museum's collection contains more than 90,000 different exhibits, including works of Russian avant-garde, paintings by Uzbek artists, folk art and crafts of Karakalpakstan and Khorezm's ancient art.
My understanding of the avant-garde draws from Peter Burger's theorization of the term and from Paul Mann's arguments about the importance of discursive intervention on the avant-garde.
That she is aware of the possible objections to such a construction is apparent throughout her introduction as she writes of her aim to create a workable, versatile category, and argues that "a pliable understanding of the avant-garde as concerned with leading, challenging and changing .
Visualization expert Barco was a proud visualization partner of the successful The Golden Age of Russian Avant-garde exhibition project, which closed its doors this Monday.
The avant-garde has always been a difficult field to grasp as it is difficult to define what it actually is.
Harding proposes to conduct an exorcism, with the intention of casting out one particularly persistent specter from the field of avant-garde studies: Peter Burger's 1974 Theory of the Avant-Garde, which has exerted an outsized influence since its 1984 publication in English.
Describing the avant-garde is like describing a leopard's spots; they move, they change, they disappear only to reappear, sometimes to no purpose or intent, just to be avant-garde.
European Avant-garde Studies and the Future of Europe Europa
The book, is an account of the journey which the film maker Michael Craig with his company Copernicus Films made to the unique tropical island of Ogasawara whilst filming "David Burliuk and the Japanese Avant-garde.