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  • noun Plural form of avant-gardist.


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  • Even avant-gardists like Walter Gropius and Buckminster Fuller tried their hand at creating a car.

    Photo-Op: Wheels of Dreams 2011

  • Yet many avant-gardists also regarded the body suspiciously, as a vestige of the natural world that remained resistant to aesthetic and political transformation.

    Crossroads of Philosophy and Cultural Studies: Body, Context, Performativity, Community 2008

  • The musical charts the progress of a character called Youth (Aaron Reeder), from a restless adolescence in south-central Los Angeles to a wing-spreading young adulthood in Europe, among free-love types in Amsterdam and snarling avant-gardists in Berlin.

    'Passing Strange' at Studio 2ndStage: A tasty musical treat, even without Stew 2010

  • She had used film in her multimedia performances for some time already – most notoriously in 1969, when a group of avant-gardists were invited to an uptown Broadway theatre and Rainer, ever the downtown rebel, had shown a pornographic film "the filthiest thing I ever hope to see in a theatre", wrote one critic.

    Step-by-step guide to dance: Yvonne Rainer 2010

  • These include Stefan and Franciszka Themerson, seminal Polish avant-gardists of the 1930s, and important abstract pieces by visual artist Andrzej Paw ł owski.

    A Roundup of Repertory Film Steve Dollar 2010

  • Yet Mr. Shipp's playing is so distinctive that he has little in common even with the other avant-gardists.

    Latin Blues and a Song for Mary Lou 2010

  • At their direst, Resnais's films have seemed the work of an avant-gardist who, like avant-gardists in other arts, has exhausted his innovations and is needy.

    GreenCine Daily: Shorts, 4/25. 2007

  • The topical range stretches from the first German animated film PROSIT NEUJAHR of 1909 to the works of early avant-gardists of the 1920s and 1930s such as Walter Ruttmann and Hans Richter, featuring current productions like Oscar-winning short films BALANCE (1989) by Christoph and Wolfgang Lauenstein and QUEST (1996) by Tyron Montgomery and Thomas Stellmach.

    Winter Linkage ... Steve Hulett 2009

  • Aesthetics: "I settled into the ranks of Princeton's Joy Division -- my name for the crowd of moody avant-gardists who hung around the smaller campus theaters discussing, enjoying and dramatizing confusion."

    The Gentle Art of Getting Ahead 2009

  • Deren was one of the earliest of the experimental avant-gardists.

    Film Industry in the United States. 2009


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