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1the avant-garde — la vanguardia
- The city has a reputation for being the one place where rock music and the avant-garde have merged with results that are spectacular rather than excruciating.
- I got into medieval music and the avant-garde, all the fringe stuff that people didn't like, the punk rock of classical music.
- A passionate advocate for the avant-garde in both literature and film, B.S. Johnson gained notoriety for his forthright views on the future of the novel and for his idiosyncratic ways of putting them into practice.
- He is maybe a bit like the great Serge Gainsbourg, who was also mixing pop music and the avant-garde.
- There's so much great music in the world, from jazz, to Mozart, to rock, to French Impressionism, to folk music, the avant-garde, etc.
- Dance music, of course, was never a single tradition, and that was its strength - the ability to draw on anything from African classical music to European avant-garde.
- With modernism and the avant-garde, postmodernists reject realism, mimesis, and linear forms of narrative.
- Experimentation, the avant-garde, suddenly becomes something barbarous and ineffective.
- The post-modernist movement challenged the Modernist notion of the avant-garde.
- This ethics of language, so central to Barthes's promotion of the avant-garde, may help to account for a puzzling feature of his criticism.
- The re-emergence of the avant-garde, modernism's trope par excellence, marks the return of the repressed in contemporary art.
- They were a remarkable couple, forward-thinking patrons of the arts who throughout their lives supported the avant-garde in art and architecture.
- Or one can question whether the cool, objectivizing aesthetic of the avant-garde ever really was.
- Ives may have sympathised with progressive ideas and there are occasional glimpses of the avant-garde in the Art Palace selection.
- Even during the brief periods of thaw there was little space for innovation, critique, or the avant-garde.
- This is the American theatre and opera director - weaned on the avant-garde, marinated in the aesthetics of southeast Asia - who became famous working with Disney on The Lion King.
- They are champions of the avant-garde, which explains how they come to be marooned for a fortnight in a chateau in the middle of a Belgian forest rehearsing a piece called Partitum Mutande.
- For all its pretensions towards reinvention, Glasgow remained deeply suspicious of the avant-garde.
- This genre intersects the literary avant-garde, visual and concrete poetry, text-based installations, net art, software art, and netspeak.
- It is set at the intersections of the literary avant-garde, visual and concrete poetry, text-based electronic installation art, net art and software art.