File spoon-archives/avant-garde.archive/avant-garde_1998/avant-garde.9808, message 18

Date: Mon, 17 Aug 1998 17:55:20 -0600
Subject: Re: Avant-Garde ???

>I don't  know about the USA but here in the UK the term avant-garde
>tends not to be used much for recent artists. Is this because the
>avant-garde no longer exists or that the revolutionary social
>situation no longer throws up radical artists or that it has not been
>replaced by the broader concept of the 'counter culture' ?

In my opinion the present avant-garde lies predominantly in music. For
example, the german band Einst=FCrzende Neubauten.

Ashley Whitney.

(Forgive me if I've sent this twice mistakenly)

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