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Published: 01 November 2014

285 Pages | 80 Illustrations, black & white

8 1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780719096914

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The Idea of the Avant Garde

And What It Means Today

edited by Marc James Léger

Published by Manchester University Press

  • It is the only book that provides a picture of what the idea of the avant garde means to contemporary artists and intellectuals
  • The book has as many as 50 contributions by many of the most interesting artists and theorists working internationally
  • It is interdisciplinary in method, and inter-generational, with contributions by many of the most well-known and respected avant-gardists and contemporary activists
  • The book has a great diversity of contributions, essays, interviews, think pieces and artworks that together give a clear sense of the different ways that artists and intellectuals trace different avant garde genalogies
  • It actively participates in contemporary debates on art and politics

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