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Word: avantgarde

Definition: group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard


Sentences Containing 'avantgarde'

Abstract Expressionism was another major avant-garde genre that, unlike Dadaism, was born in and popular in the United States.
After getting involved in the German avant-garde music scene, he remained, currently residing in Kreuzberg.
Another example of how an earlier Avant-garde genre influenced a later genre was the example of Dada's influence of Punk fashion in the 1970s.
Another key absence in the programs and writings of MUFS is Australian cinema (a truly avant-garde or oppositional cinema is also absent).
At its inception, Weather Report was an avant-garde experimental jazz group, following in the steps of "In A Silent Way."
Both establish the lonely, autonomous, avant-garde intellectual as the only light in a zombie society.
But more specifically the term implies a project that is considered too avant-garde or too unconventional to be shown in a gallery situation.
By 1907 several avant-garde artists in Paris were reevaluating their own work in relation to that of Paul Cézanne.
China Avant-Garde National Art Gallery, Beijing.
Dadaism was the first major subgenre of avant-garde art to cross over into America.
Due to the ambiguity of the term, Crane gives a few considerations on what could be considered Avant-Garde and what isn't.
Fitting in with the style of music each artist is known for, it can described as alternative hip hop with avant-garde and experimental influences.
He became involved in "Hylaea", the avant-garde group centred around the brothers David, Nikolay and Vladimir Burliuk at around the same time.
He built a following for his avant-garde cuisine.
He founded this company in order to publish the works of Charles Bukowski and other avant-garde authors.
He is a passionate defender of the avant-garde.
He took part in the China/Avant-Garde Exhibition in 1989 at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing.
Here you will find a varied program of temporary exhibitions of all kinds, from archaeological excavations to contemporary avant-garde art.
His influence on the literary scene of the 1920s and 1930s as well as on the Russian avant-garde was immense but still very little known.
However, avant-garde wants to innovate art and also communicate social issues within it.
However, due to the amounts of immigrants from Europe who were involved with the avant-garde movement in Europe, Dadaist artists from Europe like Marcel Ducahmp moved to America carrying their avant-garde ideals with them.
http://www.avantgarde.com.mk/ Avantgarde Magazine #13, June 2008 2.
ICTUS Records is an independent record label for "avant-garde" jazz artists.
In 1936, he co-founded and became president of "Panitikan", an avant-garde group of college writers in Tagalog.
In 1959 director Maurice Huisman embarked on a cooperation with the young Avant-Garde choreographer Maurice Béjart.
In Minimalist art, the approach was to contrast from the complicated works of the time, including those of fellow avant-garde genre Abstract Expressionism.
It was also iconoclastic, rejecting both the supremacy of the “high art” of the past and the pretensions of other contemporary avant-garde art.
Janelle plays a wide variety of songs, everything from folk, jazz, bluegrass and avant-garde.
Kamov's novel, invariably described as the premier Croatian avant-garde major prose work, was printed for the first time in 1956.
Mackay had already met Brian Eno during university days, as both were interested in avant-garde and electronic music.
NO!art is a radical avant-garde anti-art movement started in New York in 1959.
One of the last major avant-garde artforms that proved to be very influential to the American pop culture was Pop Art.
Parallel to their Technos output, Fairnie and Sage formed the avant-garde performance art collective Casual Tease.
Paul Cernat argues that, with fellow critic-novelist N. D. Cocea, Aderca was among the several "Contimporanul" contributors from outside the avant-garde movement who made few concessions to avant-garde aesthetics.
Relationship between avant-garde art and American pop culture
She states that Avant-Garde can be determined in its approach to the aesthetic, through the social content of the artwork, and through the production and distribution of the artwork.
Shining is a Norwegian avant-garde music band from Oslo.
Socially, however, each form of Avant-Garde is united with the idea that it is part of the definition of high culture, although this in itself is defined in a variety of fashions.
Stemming from its Dadaist beginnings, Avant-garde was a movement that served as a contrast from typical Popular Culture.
The Influence of Early Avant-Garde on Later Avant-Garde.
The magazine covered the contemporary avant-garde and Surrealist scene, and was published quarterly as finances permitted until 1947.
The Relationship between American Pop Culture and Avant-Garde has had an intriguing relationship from the time the art form's inception in America to the current day.
There were a number of factors that lead to the rise of Avant-Garde art in the eyes of the American Popular Culture.
They created self funded exhibitions which were a foundational step in the Chinese Avant-Garde movement.
They merge avant-garde aesthetics with punk rock and funk, and have produced 15 recordings on various independent labels.
They recorded an avant-garde tape that would eventually be released as "", before consummating their new relationship.
Through social content, a piece of artwork can be determined avant-garde if it does one of the following: Through Production and Distribution.
To this end he hires Friar, a blacklisted, alcoholic, avant-garde filmmaker.
When looking at all of the major movements of avant-garde that were influential from this time period, almost all of these art forms trace back to earlier avant-garde art forms, namely Dadaism.
Years before, the two shared a dream of fleeing slow suburban death to live in avant-garde splendor in Paris.
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