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A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes

2nd Edition

By Richard Kostelanetz

Routledge – 2001 – 708 pages

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    978-0-415-93764-1
    August 15th 2001
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Description

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.

Reviews

"Bringing together a wealth of information on esthetic innovation, [A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes] will make avant-garde art more accessible to everyone." -- Booklist

"Dictionaries are not usually written for cover-to-cover reading; this one is. It is filled with fascinating people and images." -- Mark Laiosa, WBAI-FM

"Demonstrate[s] a unique subjectivity and distinctive flair without sacrificing quality…" -- Library Journal

"A one-of-a-kind source. Nothing approaches the subject with such admirable verve." -- Wilson Library Bulletin

Author Bio

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.

Name: A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes: 2nd Edition (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Richard Kostelanetz. 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...
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