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  • Avant-Garde Essay

    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 modernists becomes a "stream of consciousness" that allows you to capture the movement of thoughts, impressions, feelings. Every phenomenon of a life, before it reaches a clear and relatively complete form, passes some preliminary…

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  • Avant Garde Analysis

    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…

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  • Edith Irene Södergran Analysis

    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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  • The Russian Avant-Garde Movement

    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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  • Foucault's Culture

    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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  • Analysis Of The Avant-Garde Cinema

    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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  • Kazimir Malevich Research Paper

    With political discourse taking center stage in Russia during the early 20th century, the atmosphere surrounding the beliefs of the working class switched from the oppression of autocracy towards a communist state. The effects surrounding the societal switch was sparking new ideas and viewpoints in the world of art. Russian avant-garde artist, Kazimir Malevich, the inventor and pioneer of Suprematism, was a driving force in the development of today’s modern art community. His views and messages…

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  • Summary: The Total Art Of Stalinism

    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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  • Cubism: The First Avant-Garde Movement

    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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  • Delusions Of Whiteness In The Avant Garde Analysis

    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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