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  • Avant-Garde fashion history

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    History of avant-garde 2-3 Avant-garde in fashion history 3 Contemporary fashion and avant-garde 3 Discussion of Suzaan Heyns’ autumn/ winter collection 4 Discussion of Stiaan Louws’s 2011 autumn/winter collection 4-5 Discussion of Black Coffee’s 2013 winter collection 5-6 Discussion of Laduma Ngxokolo’s 2012 autumn/winter collection 6-7 Discussion of Thabo Makhetha’s 2012 collection 7 Conclusion 7-8 List of Illustrations 9-13 List of References 14-15 What is avant-garde and how does

  • Essay The Avant-Garde Die First

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    The Avant-Garde Die First In the 19th century, under the suffocating weight of a centuries long tradition in academic art, artists began to break free. Tired of meaningless imitation and decoration, the avant-garde artists pushed for drastic revolutions in aesthetic and social taste. This experimentation rapidly grew less and less controlled, and new technique and new style, which shocked and enraged the critics and public, stopped being experimental and started desiring the side

  • Russian Avant-Garde Essay

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    Russian Avant-Garde was born at the start of the 20th century out of intellectual and cultural turmoil. Through the analysis of artworks by Aleksandr Rodchenko and El Lissitzky this essay attempts to explore the freedom experienced by artists after the Russian Revolution in 1917. This avant-garde movement was among the boldest and most advanced in Europe. It signified for many artists an end to the past academic conventions as they began to experiment with the notions of space, following the basic

  • The Avant Garde Movements Of The 20th Century

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    Key avant-garde movements, including Suprematism, Constructivism and Futurism, influenced contemporary political graphics of the twentieth century. Particularly focusing on political and propaganda posters of the Soviet Union it is evident they were influenced by avant-garde movements that were developing in neighboring and western countries during the same period. Suprematism, focusing on basic geometric shapes with a limited range of colours is evident in numerous propaganda posters in Russia at

  • The Russian Avant Garde and the Bolshevik Revolution Essay

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    The Russian Avant Garde and the Bolshevik Revolution The Russian Avant Garde began in Russia in about 1915 It was the year that Malevich revealed his Suprematist compositions that reduced painting to total abstraction. and rid the pictures of any reference whatsoever to the visual world. He is credited with being the first artist to do this; that is, forsake the visual world for a world of pure feeling and sensation. This was the first movement originated by Russians and the birth of several

  • The Characters Of Betty Boop

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    popular culture (Vosnaki 2012). Thus, in the image, Betty Boop is shown as a cabaret dancer; lustful, voluptuous, alluring and free spirited. In relation to the above statement, the provocative, saucy, rebellious and witty character is similar to the Avant garde movement by means of comparing it to the experimental works, with challenging designs, provocative, humorous, satirical, witty and kitch characteristics (Widewalls

  • How Cyberpunk Is A Neutral Connotation Of Accelerationism Situated Between The Left And Right Wings

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    Cyberpunk is a neutral connotation of accelerationism situated between the left and right wings. Like a perpendicular spike with equal magnitude that juts from the tangential line that connects the forward progress of technological advancements. A warning. Accelerationism in itself is divided, the same coin with radically different faces. The left, which aims at moving away from capitalism and its hindering effects which hold back true unbridled technological growth and the right which, on the other

  • Rene Magritte And Victor Brauner

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    influences of his mother. The sculpture of Megalomania is tied to his mother’s influence, for it is representing a woman’s body. Some of his artworks subjects are women. On the other hand, Victor Brauner was born in Romania. Brauner was active in an avant-garde movement in Romania which deeply influences his artwork such as the Sign (Wikiart). The era or the time of creation of these artworks are not far distant from each other. The Megalomania was created in 1967, and the Sign was created in 1945

  • Modernist Modernism : High Modernism Vs. Low Modernism

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    Modern or Modernist? High Modernism vs. Low Modernism Damian Sun 1238719 University of Waikato   Modernism was a movement that was developed during the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century. Modernism developed due to the changes happening in societies at the time. Around the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century there was a rise in the industrial society’s where there were advancements in technologies and machines, and a rapid growths in cities. This lead to a change

  • Impressionism as a Avant-garde Movement

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    1. INTRODUCTION This essay analyses the aesthetic and ideological underpinnings of the Modernist artwork, Impression, Sunrise of Claude Monet. The artwork and Impressionism is considered to be a visual articulation of the avant-garde and the latter statement is explained. References to the writings of Charles Harrison, Clement Greenberg and Wilhelm Worringer is used to theorise the aesthetics of modernity.   2. IMPRESSIONISM AS MODERN ART Modernism is the heartbeat of culture, or as Clement