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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An artist who makes a deliberate break with previous styles.

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  • Such efforts at synthesis were paralleled by two other thrusts in Italian modernist circles.
  • The name modernist then will be appropriate only when there is question of opposition to the certain teaching of ecclesiastical authority through a spirit of innovation.
  • It will surprise no one to learn that the New-Critical approach to poetry that still dominates our classroom practice enshrines certain modernist preferences as general...
  • Francesca Woodman has been called a modernist, a surrealist and, even, a gothic artist. for more
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