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    Avant Garde Analysis

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    The Avant Garde is defined by Tate Gallery ‘As applied to art, avant-garde means art that is innovatory, introducing or exploring new forms or subject matter’ (Tate) .This happened around the mid nineteen century when there was a huge rise in industrialisation and wealth in the western world. The world was opening up with machines taking over many jobs. Railways were been created on every continent. Ordinary people could go and explore many places. At the time there was a huge disaffection with the art world in its staid thinking that the past was all that was good in art. What the Avant Garde wanted to do was to say, no, that life was different than that and they wanted more than anything else to show the world as it was and not how it was…

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    The word "modernism", derived from the Latin “modo”, to denote the main direction in the art of bourgeois society, the era of its decline. One more terms to express the same concept are "avant-garde", "avant-garde". The main objective of modernism is : the depth of penetration into the conscious and subconscious human transmission of the memory, perception of the features, including, as in "moments of being" refracted past, present and foreseeing the future. The basic techniques in the work of…

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    her and her mother. Having attended a German preparatory school, she became fluent in many languages including German, French, Russian, English and her native Swedish. Södergran maintained fluency in these languages but herself stated that German “was her best language and the language of her intellect.” It would be easy then to expect that Södergran’s poetry may have been better expressed and received by a larger audience had she written in German, indeed many of her earliest poems were written…

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    Introduction The Russian avant-garde is regularly celebrated for its remarkable inclusion of women artists, particularly in the visual arts. The Productivist-Constructivists of the 1920s were arguably the most fervent adopters of this emancipatory agenda, including the highest proportion of female artists in their ranks among any other Russian avant-garde movement. Lyubov Popova and Varvara Stepanova were among the most prolific of these artists. Despite producing an extensive and eclectic…

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    By no accident, “Kyivproekt,” chose avant-garde style to reconstruct the city central street, Khreshchatyk, in 1954. The main building, a skyscraper, hotel “Moskva,” was built on the place of the first Kyiv’s skyscraper by Ginsburg (1912-1944) ruined in 1944. The reconstruction project was led by Anatol Dobrovolsky, who became the city architect four years before. In 1950, he received Stalin’s award of II range for “technology development, an organization of mass production and implication of…

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    The avant-garde cinema was born out of a ravaged post-World War I Europe in the 1920s. Various visual artists and writers took upon themselves to deride and challenge the conventional notions of plot, character, and setting, as they saw them as limiting and bourgeois. The aim of these artists was to point out how narrative films were artificial as well as contest the notion that there was only one way of filmmaking. “We should also add that internationally, experimental art was at that time…

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    Avant-garde is the new and unusual or the experiment of ideas in the arts. Rosalind Krauss challenges many modern artists and art eras accusing them of coping one another, doubting the originality of “avant-garde” work. The question of originality in art is one that has is the main issue of the essay; perhaps it is most accurate to say that she has pushed the way thinking of art in another direction. Krauss, however, using the three examples of Rodin’s sculpture, Monet’s painting, and the…

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    Boris Groys. The Total Art of Stalinism: Avant-Garde, Aesthetic Dictatorship, and Beyond. Translated by Charles Rougle. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1992. 126 pp., $13.49 (paper). The Total Art of Stalinism is not only a historical book on art, but it is also a political provocation of the well-known histories of 20th century Soviet art and literature. Originally published in German, this book was the first major work of Groys to have been translated into English. This…

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    The beginning of 20th century was a time of discoveries of new technology, introducing a new lifestyle, and new ideas. During that time, there were new creations, such as cars, radio, and telegraph. Such inventions affected masses of people. Life started going faster because the communication was much easier. The first avant-garde movement was in art and it was called Cubism. Cubism started in 1907 and continued through 1915. Cubism came from France and Spain. Cubists did not depend on its…

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    Writers that have spoken out against racism have been shunned in the literary world. Kathy Hongs essay “Delusions of Whiteness in the Avant Garde” tackles this issue. She argues that the acceptance of poetry in the literary world is based on how poets of color address race: “mainstream poetry is rather pernicious at in awarding quietist minority poets, who assage quasi white liberal guilt rather than challenge it.” A poet that is on the fringes of any mainstream political debate is often…

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