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Avant-Garde Persuasions


Nobody in the history of culture has known more about the art of persuasion than the avant-garde painters, sculptors, writers, composers, choreographers, and impresarios who transformed European art from the end of the nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth century. Generally working with little or no institutional support, these extraordinary individuals built a formidable audience even as they rejected every single one of the audience’s assumptions about the nature of narrative, syntax, sight, sound, and reality itself.


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