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  • noun member of the avant-garde

Etymologies

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avant-garde +‎ -ist

Examples

  • Her development proceeds from traditional prose forms, through avantgardist poetry and painting to Roman-Catholic mysticism.

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  • Her development proceeds from traditional prose forms, through avantgardist poetry and painting to Roman-Catholic mysticism.

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  • Like Both, the arthritic Mickey Sabbath is a once scandalous avantgardist rusticating in New England but still running on "oppositional exuberance."

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  • During the same period avantgardist artists, in particular Dadaists and Constructivists, radically expanded the possibilities of photography: Works by Man Ray,

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