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The avant-garde : a very short introduction /

by Cottington, David [author.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Very short introductions: Description: 1 online resource (xii, 136 pages) : illustrations (black and white).ISBN: 9780191777790 (ebook) :.Subject(s): Avant-garde (Aesthetics) | Art, Modern -- 20th century | Civilization, Modern -- 20th centuryOnline resources: Very short introductions Summary: For over a hundred years 'the avant-garde' has been the most influential concept in modern art; its impact on the history of modern culture has been profound. In this book, David Cottington explores why the avant-garde carries so much authority, and places it within the context of western modernity and capitalist culture.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

For over a hundred years 'the avant-garde' has been the most influential concept in modern art; its impact on the history of modern culture has been profound. In this book, David Cottington explores why the avant-garde carries so much authority, and places it within the context of western modernity and capitalist culture.

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