of modernists or modernism.
- an·ti·mod·ern·ist, noun, adjective
- hy·per·mod·ern·ist, noun
- pro·mod·ern·ist, adjective, noun
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How to use modernist in a sentence
He wrote his undergraduate thesis on the modernist composer Arnold Schoenberg while studying aesthetics at the University of Tokyo.
It made the modernist skyscraper—with its sealed windows and heat-absorbing materials—possible.AC Feels Great, But It’s Terrible for the Planet. Here’s How to Fix That | Eric Dean Wilson | June 30, 2021 | Time
He was drawn to the States by the modernist movement led by Walter Gropius and Frank Lloyd Wright.A legacy of landmark buildings in Malaysia and Singapore | Kara Baskin | June 30, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
However, last year, the modernist icon found itself on the World Monuments Fund’s 2020 watch list owing to a call for redevelopment proposals.
Each gets a hefty bilingual reader of 20th-century verse, which I design to span everything from early modernist work to the poetry of the Spanish Civil War.
These have the pared-down, Pre-modernist look of Art Nouveau.
Every fan of modernist design is probably familiar with a few big names.
How did they suddenly become so prominent in the modernist design movement?
modernist in style, it has a great sloping roof and circular windows offering views of the city.
Stuff like a $345 key-shaped brass bottle opener by Viennese modernist designer Carl Aubock.
They should be exceedingly careful not to give their imprimatur to books which are modernist in any way.The War Upon Religion | Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
Even Gideon was becoming less attentive when the modernist expounded the new freedom.The Wrong Twin | Harry Leon Wilson
It is always easy to be a modernist; as it is easy to be a snob.Orthodoxy | G. K. Chesterton
Strange, by the way, that no modernist has translated the horrors of the modern Tusculum into terms of sound and fury!
Thus the dethronement of tradition by the Pope contributed to make the modernist movement possible.Outspoken Essays | William Ralph Inge