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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 Publishing SA, 2009

Book Chapter

...Illustrations by Dan Brereton In French, this term means ‘vanguard’, or ‘advance guard’ – a term applied to art that challenges the accepted status quo, commercial values and conventions. This was seen as a key trait...

Apollinaire, Guillaume (1880–1918)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...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

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous 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 freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...An artistic work that pushes the established limits of what is considered acceptable. Avant garde works often have revolutionary, cultural, or political connotations.This page is set in Avant Garde, a font based on the logo designed...

Surrealism

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous 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 freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

Book Chapter

...An early twentieth century avant-garde movement in art and literature. Popularised by Spanish artist Salvador Dalí, surrealism sought to release the creative potential of the unconscious mind by, for example, the irrational juxtaposition...

Design Quarterly (1946–97)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...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...

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...

Czech Cubism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Czech Cubism was a Prague-based avant-garde movement that emerged around 1910 as a reaction against Art Nouveau and the rationalism of Otto Wagner’s Czech students by espousing the ideas of Picasso and Braque. It was unique...

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...

Asia: Japan, its Colonies, and its Territories 1900–1937

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 2 : World War I to World War II

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction Japan began its rise as a major economic and military power in Asia during the course of the Meiji era, which lasted from 1868 to the death of the Meiji emperor in 1912. During this period, the country embarked...