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  • This is reflected in the emergence of a series of artistic and literary movements such as symbolism and Decadence that reject 'the means-end rationality of the bourgeois everyday' by declaring the lack of any social or political purpose for art. xi According to Peter Bürger, the emergence of the 20th-century European avant-gardes, that is, of a set of artistic movements that are no longer defined by the pursuit of a style or a particular form, but by their attack on the way art functions in bourgeois society, is the (paradoxical) result of a dialectical intensification of this process of autonomisation of art.

    Mute magazine - Culture and politics after the net - CULTURE AND POLITICS AFTER THE NET

  • Mott thinks that punk has been misrepresented since, both by rock historians who have over-intellectualised its meaning and context, and by curators who over-emphasise its artistic links to previous avant-gardes.

    Loud Flash: the art of punk

  • During the 1960s and '70s, access to Western art publications was severely restricted in East Germany and many artists were inspired by earlier avant-gardes.

    The Flicker of Art Through Tyranny

  • "Chevalier de Juillet" who "killed four gardes du corps with his own point in the barricades" (261).

    Alexis Soyer and the Rise of the Celebrity Chef

  • The Diggers, like some other avant-gardes of the mid-1960s such as the German collective Fluxus, harnessed the happening for political ends. 51 In order to trace this genre of Digger life-art back to its beginnings, we must return to October 1966.

    Manhood in the Age of Aquarius: Masculinity in Two Countercultural Communities, 1965–83

  • Compared with Dadaism, Surrealism, and the literary avant-gardes that immediately followed the existentialist era, existentialist aesthetics has an outdated, almost conservative air to it.

    Existentialist Aesthetics

  • This is why at times existentialist aesthetics can appear out of touch with the aesthetic avant-gardes of the 20th century.

    Existentialist Aesthetics

  • He also was a Spaniard who became a French institution, an academically trained realist who became the avant to end all gardes and a communist who left a $260 million estate.

    Here's Pablo!

  • French biere de gardes, some of the most sophisticated beers you can find, are traditionally made with six-row barley.

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  • French biere de gardes, some of the most sophisticated beers you can find, are traditionally made with six-row barley.

    Hey Barkeep! What Does It Matter How Many Rows The Barley Has?

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