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Conclusion

Conclusion  

David Cottington

in The Avant Garde: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191777790
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10.1093/actrade/9780199582730.003.0006
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In the first decade of the 21st century, the term ‘the creative industries’ became ubiquitous and a fashionable notion. The term ‘creativity’ was seen to have value beyond its usage. ... More
6. Contradictions

6. Contradictions  

Julian Stallabrass

in Contemporary Art: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2006
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Sep 2013
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9780191776175
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10.1093/actrade/9780192806468.003.0006
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As a result of recent events such as global recession and the rise of radical political movements, some very diverse views about art are beginning to be aired. ‘Contradictions’ cites ... More
4. Uses and prices of art

4. Uses and prices of art  

Julian Stallabrass

in Contemporary Art: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2006
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Sep 2013
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9780191776175
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10.1093/actrade/9780192806468.003.0004
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Over forty years ago, Leo Steinberg stated about avant-garde art that it was ‘for the first time’ associated with big money. This quote was made at the same time as what is now known as ... More
1. Tracking the avant-garde

1. Tracking the avant-garde  

David Cottington

in Modern Art: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191775857
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803641.003.0002
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‘Tracking the avant-garde’ traces the origins of the avant-garde, which describes a desire to experiment and to lift the status of art. The early years of the avant-garde established the ... More
4. Alchemical practices: modern art and consumerism

4. Alchemical practices: modern art and consumerism  

David Cottington

in Modern Art: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2005
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9780191775857
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803641.003.0005
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The beginning of the avant-garde came at the same time as a mushrooming of consumerism and commercialized entertainment. The burgeoning new graphic environment that these developments ... More
5. Past the post: whatever next?

5. Past the post: whatever next?  

David Cottington

in Modern Art: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191775857
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803641.003.0006
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Postmodernism has turned the art world upside down. It appears to have been a cultural upheaval on a scale not seen since the emergence of the avant-garde. ‘Past the post: whatever next?’ ... More
Modern Art: A Very Short Introduction

Modern Art: A Very Short Introduction  

David Cottington

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Feb 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191775857
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803641.001.0001
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Modern Art: A Very Short Introduction examines many key aspects of this subject, including the issue of controversy in modern art, from Manet's Dejeuner sur L'Herbe (1863) to ... 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
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Sep 2013
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9780191777790
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10.1093/actrade/9780199582730.003.0004
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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
The Avant Garde: A Very Short Introduction

The Avant Garde: A Very Short Introduction  

David Cottington

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Jan 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191777790
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199582730.001.0001
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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
1. Origins: emergence and consolidation 1820–1914

1. Origins: emergence and consolidation 1820–1914  

David Cottington

in The Avant Garde: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2013
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9780191777790
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10.1093/actrade/9780199582730.003.0002
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‘Origins: emergence and consolidation 1820–1914’ charts the beginnings of avant-garde. The concept moved from military to political during the French Revolution and its aftermath. Shortly ... More
4. The avant-garde and revolution

4. The avant-garde and revolution  

David Cottington

in The Avant Garde: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191777790
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10.1093/actrade/9780199582730.003.0005
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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

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