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  • Avantgarde Suomessa

    Irmeli Hautamäki, Laura Piippo, Helena Sederholm (eds.)

    Part of the Tietolipas series.
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    Avant-garde in Finland is the first book to provide an overarching introduction to avant-garde art by Finnish artists. The articles in the book discuss the application and development of the cultural ideas of the avant-garde in Finnish art from the early 20th century till the present day. The book focusses on the social, political, and artistic characteristics of avant-garde art and their manifestation in Finnish avant-garde literature, visual arts, architecture, fashion, and music.

    The book shows the remarkable role of women artists in the development of the Finnish avant-garde. Many artists and groups are presented in the book for the first time. At the same time, the articles highlight connections between well-known Finnish artists and international avant-garde movements that have not been recognized in earlier research. A key theme of the book is the tension between the internationality of avant-garde and the nationalist elements of Finnish culture. The book is peer-reviewed, and its authors are eminent senior scholars and younger researchers.

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    Hautamäki, I et al. (eds.) 2021. Avantgarde Suomessa. Helsinki: Finnish Literature Society. DOI: https://doi.org/10.21435/tl.267
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    Published on 28 Jun 2021





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