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Avant Garde Art

Revisiting The Radically Avant-Garde Movement Art History Forgot

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.01.2015 | Arts

Have you heard of Cobra, the 20th century, post-war art movement privileging all things folk, kitsch, lowbrow, populist and "primitive"? Don't f...

Yoko Ono Retrospective Arrives Just In Time

VernissageTV | Posted 04.17.2013 | Arts

With the large retrospective Yoko Ono. Half-A-Wind Show. Eine Retrospektive, the Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt am Main in Germany wants to highlight her pioneering role as an artist, as a groundbreaking protagonist of the early conceptual, film and performance art.

When New York Exploded into the Modern World

Louise Mirrer | Posted 04.15.2013 | Arts
Louise Mirrer

But whether you thought it was a threat or a promise, a riot or a revolution, there was never any doubt: the Armory Show had changed the culture of America, and the life of America's greatest city

It's Got a Good Beat and You Can Dance to It: E-lit Plays With Time

Illya Szilak | Posted 03.19.2013 | Books
Illya Szilak

Unlike conventional literature, which relies on sentence and word density, phrasing and transitional passages to alter narrative rhythm, e-lit can directly modify the reader's perception of time.

A Man Of Few Notes

Posted 02.01.2012 | Arts

John Cage may seem like a strange choice for a series of tribute concerts at Juilliard, but those leading the effort say the avant-garde composer is r...

Diego Rivera at MoMA Makes Us Ask, What Happened to the Radical Left in Art?

G. Roger Denson | Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

Should Rivera be considered a patron saint of the Occupation movements, as some have alluded? Not quite.

Impossible, Implausible Story of "The Desert of Forbidden Art"

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman