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Modernist Manifiestos

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Kim Anna

on 24 November 2013

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Modernist Manifestos

A manifesto usually accepts a previously published opinion or public consensus and/or promotes a new idea with prescriptive notions for carrying out changes the author believes should be made. It often is political or artistic in nature, but may present an individual's life stance.
Art manifestos are mostly extreme in their rhetoric and intended for shock value to achieve a revolutionary effect.
T.E. Hulme

Romanticism and Classicism
Poet,Critic, Philosopher
Was born at Gratton Hall, Endon, Staffordshire
Attended St.John's College, Cambridge
Expelled for rebellious behaviour in 1904
Mainly lived in London
Central figure of prewar avant-garde
Was killed in battle 1917
An art manifesto is a public declaration of the intentions, motives, or views of an artist or artistic movement.
Emerging sience and technology spurred philosophy of the new
Art and Literature began to change drastically and avant- grade modernism spread throughout Europe
Leaders of the avant-grade movement borrowed the manifesto from the political sphere and adapted to the world of art
often used aggressive and vulgar language as a way of grabbing their audience's attention.
Hulme's manifesto detailed the style of writing the believed would make the Twentieth Century

He called the movement "classical revival" emphasizing a return to the clarity of classical verse

Hulme saw Romanticism as responsible for flabby political writing that did nothing to further art.
Red stone dancer, 1913 by Henri Gaudier Brzeska.
This vorticist work by the French-born sculptor, based in London and killed early in World War I
coombines organic movement with abstract form.

The main avant-garde modernists
P. Picasso
Abduvalieva Aziza
Radical newness in in twentieth and twenty-first century
music painting
They often addressed wider issues, such as political issues, need for revolution, freedom,
of expression etc.
There were other figures involved in this movement
F.S Flint( 1885-1960)& Ezra Pound(1885-1972)
" Imagisme"

" A few don'ts by I magiste"
"Few Dont's by Imagist"
" Few Dont's by An Imagist"is literally composed of list of words,phrases,rhythms, rhymes,diction that is forbidden in their types of writings.

Explains in great detail, what words to use and what words no to use in order not to ruin imagery of their work.

Explains the thought process required to compose a work that is upto " imagist" standarts.
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