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Introduction

Introduction  

David Cottington

in The Avant Garde: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191777790
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199582730.003.0001
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chapter
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9780199582730
The Introduction looks at the background to the term ‘avant-garde’ and how it became connected with modernism. Originally a French military term, how did it to come to mean what it means ... More
3. Consumerism and co-option

3. Consumerism and co-option  

David Cottington

in The Avant Garde: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777790
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199582730.003.0004
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chapter
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9780199582730
What is the relationship between the artistic avant-garde and the commodity culture of the immediate pre-First World War period? What was the cultural and social position of the newly ... More
4. The avant-garde and revolution

4. The avant-garde and revolution  

David Cottington

in The Avant Garde: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777790
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199582730.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199582730
Eugène Delacroix's painting Liberty Leading the People of 1830 is arguably the most enduring image of revolutionary insurrection in the history of art. Artworks such as this mean that the ... More
The Avant Garde: A Very Short Introduction

The Avant Garde: A Very Short Introduction  

David Cottington

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777790
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199582730.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780199582730
The Avant Garde: A Very Short Introduction explores the concept of the ‘avant-garde’ and examines its wider context through the development of western modernity, capitalist ... More

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