Examples of avant in a Sentence
readers of this very avant novel should not expect to find much in the way of traditional narrative structure
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These sneakers, which cost a cool $1,090, embody the ideal balance of avant-garde and practical.
The work of famed Russian poet Joseph Brodsky is on tap this weekend at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, in a piece of avant-garde theater devised by director Alvis Hermanis.
Rather than replace Iverson, Evans — a Plus-pal with a solo career’s equal footing in the avant-garde and romantic melodicism — makes his own Bad mark, quickly, with his own brand of 88-key noise and nuance.
The kind of outsider performers and avant-garde noise bands are similar to the ones that play NorCal Noisefest, but shows at Audio Waffle have roughly six acts.
The end result: a playful look that toes the line between avant-garde and fashion.
Bassist-composer William Parker came up through the avant-garde and manages to fuse its innovations with crisp rhythms, deep blues, wit, and swing.
Then there are parts of the film that are incredibly weird and almost surreal—moments that seem more fit for an avant-garde movie.
So avant-garde artists turned to conceptual art, experimenting with a range of techniques and materials, such as video, performance and body art, to try and make sense of the world around them.
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Origin and Etymology of avant
First Known Use: 1965See Words from the same year
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