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Apollinaire, Guillaume (1880–1918)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Guillaume Apollinaire was born Wilhelm Apollinaris de Kostrowitzsky in Rome on August 26, 1880, to a Polish noblewoman Angélique Alexandrine Kostrowitzky and an unknown father. Raised in the south of France, he eventually moved to Paris...

Avant-garde

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Book, 2009

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Avant Garde

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practising graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numberous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a journalist and teacher, and former Director of the Christian Meditation Centre in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Book, 2006

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Margiela, Martin (1957–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...First of the Belgian avant-garde fashion designers, Margiela was born in Leuven, Belgium, where he trained at Antwerp’s Royal Academy of Fine Arts, graduating in 1979, a year before the Antwerp Six. In Paris, he worked for Jean Paul...

Surrealism

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practising graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numberous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a journalist and teacher, and former Director of the Christian Meditation Centre in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Book, 2006

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Design Quarterly (1946–97)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In 1946, when the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis opened its Everyday Art Gallery, the first instance in the United States of a permanent gallery devoted to modern utilitarian objects, it also began publication...

Art and Literature of the Avant-Gardes 1897–1918

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin is Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a founding editor and now co-editor of the academic design journal Design Issues. His many books include: The Designed World: images, objects, environments; The Politics of the Artificial: Essays on Design; Design Discourse: history, theory, criticism; Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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World History of Design Volume 1 : Prehistoric Times to World War I

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction Early in the 19th century, the term “avant-garde,” which originally described the position of an army on the battlefield, came to characterize the arts as well. In 1845, a Frenchman, Gabriel Désiré Laverdant, wrote...

Devětsil (1930–1)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...A leftist group of artists, architects, designers, photographers, and poets who formed the ideological center of the Czechoslovak avant-garde during the 1920s. After initially rejecting modern art in favor of primitivism, the group pursued...

Dada

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Dada refers to a loosely affiliated and brief-lived artistic movement (c.1916–23) whose foundational ideas would, nevertheless, resonate with radical artists throughout the twentieth century. Dada was one of several avant-garde movements...
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...Mies van der Rohe was an influential architect and designer who dominated much of the twentieth century and is often known purely as “Mies.” Born in Aachen Germany, Mies served his apprenticeship in the studios of furniture maker/designer...