Cottington, David,

The avant-garde : a very short introduction / Avant garde. David Cottington. - First edition. - xii, 136 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm. - A very short introduction ; 342. . - Very short introductions ; 342. .

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: 1.Origins: emergence and consolidation 1820-1914 -- 2.Professionalisms and politics between the wars -- 3.Consumerism and co-option -- 4.The avant-garde and revolution.

The author explores the concept of the 'avant-garde' and examines its wider context through the development of western modernity, capitalist culture, and the global impact of both.

9780199582730 (paperback)



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Avant-garde (Aesthetics)--History--20th century.
Arts, Modern--20th century.
Art, Modern--20th century.
Avant-garde (Aesthetics)
Art, Modern--21st century.
Civilization, Modern--20th century.
Civilization, Modern--21st century.

NX456 / .C68 2013