Origin of avant-garde
Related formsa·vant-gard·ist, noun
Examples from the Web for avant-garde
From the refined attire at Lincoln Center to the avant-garde dress downtown, we spotted many of the big 2014 trends.
She veers towards the avant-garde, using metal-powder deformed silicone piercings as textural embellishment and digital printers.
It was definitely the heart of not just the American avant-garde but the leading edge of all Western art.Why Did Llewyn Davis’s Greenwich Village Disappear?|Andrew Romano|December 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Symbolizing CSM as a “creativity birth place,” 1Granary took an avant-garde approach towards the creation to life.1Granary: The College Magazine Funded by Comme des Garçons|Erin Cunningham|October 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The staples of the avant-garde are in the fray: Issey Miyake, Maison Martin Margiela, Walter Van Beirendonck.
She got possession of the kiln, as usual, and the ass was sent to graze on the green; but Mary was only the avant-garde.A History of the Gipsies|Walter Simson
Reading the avant-garde stuff of nowadays, usually the contrast is merely grotesque, still I keep finding parallels.The Trial of Callista Blake|Edgar Pangborn
Unlike elsewhere in Eastern Europe, there has been no experimental or avant-garde theater in Bulgaria.Area Handbook for Bulgaria|Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
The avant-garde of 500 regulars and 400 provincials, commanded by Lieut.-Col."Evacuation Day", 1783|James Riker