A Dictionary of the Avant-gardes

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Psychology Press, 2000 - Art - 708 pages
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A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes recognizes that change is a driving force in all the arts. It covers major trends in music, dance, theater, film, visual art, sculpture, and performance art--as well as architecture, science, and culture.
  

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An important resource for me but Kostelanetz's omissions and flatulent, dismissive treatment of certain figures (see his entry for Charles Bernstein) are telling. A few obscure and pretentious ... Read full review

Review: A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes

User Review  - Goodreads

An important resource for me but Kostelanetz's omissions and flatulent, dismissive treatment of certain figures (see his entry for Charles Bernstein) are telling. A few obscure and pretentious ... Read full review

Contents

THE DICTIONARY
44
POSTFACE
85
CONTRIBUTORS
162
THE PRINCIPAL AUTHOR
SUBJECT INDEX
Copyright

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Richard Kostelanetz is a world-renowned authority on the avant-garde arts, the author of over 25 critical works and over 45 anthologies. He is also a published poet, filmmaker, video and radio artist, and creator of multimedia works. He is a long-time resident of New York's Soho district.

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