the avant-garde

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the avant-garde

Collectively, the artists of a particular era, medium, genre, etc., who represent the most innovate practitioners of that particular art form. He was a member of the avant-garde in Paris, but became disillusioned with the constant quest for original ideas.
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The emblematic event in this context is the Views From the Avant Garde program presented as part of the New York Film Festival, resuscitated in 1996 and now a prestigious affair.
Also at Views From the Avant Garde were two Canadian films that were not part of Perspectives Canada, but did screen at TIFF as part of Preludes, the 10 short films the festival commissioned from well-known Canadian filmmakers.
Views From the Avant Garde presented a similar Beavers retro in 1999.
Gantacuzino, who as a practising architect was by no means a wholehearted modernist but who became, as the authors acknowledge, the foremost architectural theorist for the avant garde.
Once embraced by museum, corporate, and government sponsorship, the avant garde enjoyed increased consumer demand for their art and greater access to academic and corporate positions.
He maintains that during the 1960s the avant garde moved toward "incoherent pluralism" by adopting a diversity of styles in an attempt to make art ever "new," while simultaneously abandoning their goals of using art to transform culture (165).
Part 3, which is quite autobiographical in nature, can be considered a very personal questioning of the avant garde, ending with Christo's famous wrapping of the Berlin Reichstag in 1995.
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