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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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As an aesthetics of social transformation, avant-gardism has always been deeply informed by political theory and strategy.
Overall, however, Moroni holds firm to the conviction that the phenomenon of avant-gardism allows for inter-subjective forms of communication.
During the first three decades of the 20th century, as avant-gardism succeeded impressionism and the Cubists began to revolutionize the world of art, Paris' Montparnasse was the spiritual heart of the movement.
Here Sarlo draws upon her extensive knowledge of Buenos Aires in the 1920s and 1930s, when twentieth-century artistic innovation developed in irregular patterns asymmetrical with mainstream European avant-gardism.
The decision is in line with the company's goal of continuously improving customer satisfaction and is concurrent with MAAX's primary mission of innovation and avant-gardism.
Indeed, if this version of avant-gardism is now served at regular intervals as a warm nugget of endearing and entertaining populism, McGee playfully suggests that it can no longer be deployed with the same note of highbrow seriousness that it has struck for so long.
In his largely valuable entry on "Language Poetry" for the Princeton, Oren Izenberg, like Perloff, skirts the issue of the US avant's rapid institutionalization, though he does give the matter this double-take nod, at his conclusion: "Language poetry's durable triumph may be seen in the increasing avant-gardism of the American mainstream.
4) reveals one facet of contemporary avant-gardism colliding with another.
These experiments of the '60s, articulating the female form, established Munuswamy s avant-gardism that was visually titillating, with echoes of Gauguinesque women.
Topics include the hybrid autonomy of pop music, debates about culture and art in South Africa during political transformation, and the Symbolists' concept of artistic creation in the arts and literature of Russian Avant-Gardism.
reveals a disparity between his desire to be 'modern' and the actual extent of his sexual, literary, political, and social avant-gardism.
Some designers opt for an objective of juxtaposition, whereas a piano is fashioned for display in a transitional-style interior that reflects elements of both traditionalism and avant-gardism.
Of all the dissident French thinkers of modern times, Deleuze was the most obvious heir to the great Gallic lineage of anarchic avant-gardism, with origins in Rimbaud and Bataille.
Osman signals her intentions by putting "Essay" in her title; like other recent experimental poets, she tends to mix her avant-gardism with scholarship.
Like Carter, Holliger has written his quintet for virtuosos; but it too will warrant the interest of many exceptional performers, offering an object lesson in elevating the tropes of avant-gardism into a rich, fully realized musical utterance.