Origin of avant-gardeFr, literally , advance guard
An example of avant garde is a up-and-coming painter who is using a new, modern painting style.
Origin of avant-gardeFrench from Old French vanguard ; see vanguard .
- Alternative form of avant-garde.
(comparative more avant-garde, superlative most avant-garde)
- The dark background and silver set it apart from the Avant-Garde Milicienne (the youth auxiliary) which had red background and the female and other auxiliaries which had a blue circle inside of the red.
- The classical music composed there tends to have strong European influences, but there have also been several popular avant-garde composers who blend European influences with indigenous traditions.
- In fact, Italian horologists have provided many important innovations to the wristwatch industry with over 200 years of precision movement construction and avant-garde stylistic contributions.
- Inspiration for this type of décor comes from the art colonies of nineteenth century Europe where musicians, actors, artists, and writers converged into avant-garde communities.
- Icelandic singer Bjork has always been known for being avant-garde and taking risks, but when she wore a dress shaped like a swan to the 2001 Oscars it just looked silly.