Avant-garde (pronounced /ɑvɑ̃ gɑʁd/) in French means "front guard", "advance guard", or "vanguard". The term is commonly used in French, English, and German for people or works that are experimental or innovative, particularly in the areas of art, culture, and politics.
Avant-garde represents a going against what is accepted as the norm, especially in culture.
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- "Avant-garde definitions". Dictionary.com. Lexico Publishing Group, LLC. http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=avant-garde. Retrieved 2007-03-14.