© 2001 – Routledge
718 pages | 150 Color Illus.
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.
"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