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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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Contributors from a variety of humanities consider European modernism and avant-gardes from the perspectives of the intersections of science, technology, and art; other forms of knowledge; and inquiries into the history of the avant-gardes and modernism.
It is the early language of the avant-garde in Spain--global, techno-industrial, and fixated upon the aesthetics of speed and power.
Cobra was arguably the last avant-garde movement of the 20th century.
Turbo Global said both Avant-Garde and Zane Kuhle are acquisitions that will help the company grow as a diversified investment management company.
From here he embarked on a series of films about the Russian Avant-garde of the 1920s and 30s:
Burger identifies three areas that generally characterize autonomous art--purpose, production, and reception--and explains how the avant-garde sought to challenge them (50).
All these needed the implication of the avant-garde imperative: a combination of a new worldview with a radically new style of creation.
By stressing the autocratic tendencies apparent in Bretons attempt to administer the Barres trial, Harding disputes accounts of Dada and Surrealism premised on a succession model, in which one avant-garde swiftly and irrevocably gives way to another.
The overall tendency of the avant-garde scholarship embodied in the book's second half and the anthology as a whole is no doubt towards world-wide internationalism and a greater inclusiveness with regard to Europe's periphery.
With chapter four, Antidiets breaks into the postwar period with its study of Swiss artist Daniel Spoerri's Eat Art from the late sixties and its incorporation of the historical avant-garde.
He insists on the fact that Manganelli was not only a visionary writer, but also a promotor of the avant-garde while standing on the sidelines of the movement.
The Czech Interwar avant-garde represents one of the most striking and distinctive periods in Czech music.
While his book Race and the Avant-Garde does not challenge as fully as it could the problematic exclusion of ethnic writers from discussions of poetic innovation, it does beautifully complicate what the avant-garde means.
The culinary serves as a thematic lens to elucidate the necessarily wide-ranging artistic projects of the Avant-Garde in this thoughtfully organized book from Cecilia Novero.
Aggor does provide answers to some of these questions, arguing that Occidental modernism and the avant-garde are synonymous for his purposes, and that postmodernism supercedes modernism, in this case in Francisco Nieva's plays, written primarily from the 1950s through the 1970s, and in the scant performances of them, which occurred in the post-Franco period.