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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High Court Judges Dhammika Ganepola (President), Adithya Patabendige and Manjula Thilakeratne have been appointed to the Trial-at-Bar to hear the Avant-Garde case at the Colombo High Court
A Cultural History of the Avant-Garde in the Nordic Countries 1900-1925 (reprint, 2012)
First published in 1908 with a modernista (3) bent, the journal Prometeo was not always linked with the avant-garde; (4) but in 1909, the journal made a radical endorsement of the new aesthetics of Italian Futurism, one of the originators of the global avant-gardes.
The Avant-garde Won't Give Up: Cobra and Its Legacy
I seek to illustrate the avant-garde ethic at the heart of their works by showing that both artists problematize the concept of individual creation through disruptions and repetitions.
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 ...
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.
Europa!: The Avant-Garde, Modernism and the Fate of a Continent, eds.
Counterculture Colophon: Grove Press, the Evergreen Review, and the Incorporation of the Avant-Garde
(1) Moreover, the entry's myopic purview is in dramatic contradiction with the internationalist outlook that the avant-garde itself (even on its minority right wing!) has long maintained at its ideational core.
Novero, Cecilia.Antidiets of the Avant-Garde: From Futurist Cooking to Eat Art.
“Stanislavsky and the Russian Theatre” attempts to highlight Stanislavsky's humanism, arising from his background and how his views were formed by the social context into which he was born, and his subsequent difficulties in developing his system during a time when the avant-garde tendencies of theatre and the avant-garde itself appeared to devalue the human in culture.
In the most famous Czech modern lexicon, Otto's Encyclopaedic Dictionary, the entry "avantgarda" dates to the 1930 edition, in which its author speaks of the artistic avant-garde as progressive art and states that "the avant-garde in literature, theatre and cinematography is an expression denoting an energetic, pioneering movement in a particular field of the arts [...] and so people write of avant-garde literature, painting, theatre and film."
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