Modernist

Succession of 20th-century avant-garde art and architectural movements formed in a reaction to social modernity. Modernism was eclipsed by the Post-Modernism movement, which began in the 1970s.

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Modernist
Modernism
modernistisch Dutch
Modernista Spanish
Modernismo Spanish

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Refers to the succession of 20th-century avant-garde art and architectural movements formed in a reaction to social modernity. Modernism was eclipsed by the Post-Modernism movement, which began in the 1970s.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300021474. The J. Paul Getty Trust.