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The avant-garde : a very short introduction /

by Cottington, David [author.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Very short introductions: 342.Edition: First edition.Description: xii, 136 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.ISBN: 9780199582730 (paperback).Other title: Avant garde.Subject(s): 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 centuryOnline resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents only
Contents:
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.
Summary: 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.
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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.

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