The avant-garde of today are the mainstream arts of tomorrow

Recent Work

  • Tesselation Waltz by Regina Valluzzi
  • "Contemplation" by Helenka
  • Basal by Regina Valluzzi
  • Humble Thy Self In The Sight Of The Lord by Stephen  J. Vattimo
  • Cherryville Horror #5  by Ben Loveday
  • Bound and knotted by Graham Farquhar
  • Bound and cropped by Graham Farquhar
  • Plastic Soul by Alan Taylor Jeffries
  • Bound criss cross by Graham Farquhar
  • Bound and helpless by Graham Farquhar
  • Muscularity by Regina Valluzzi
  • A Fine Balance by AndyGii

About This Group

Avant-garde represents a pushing of the boundaries of what is accepted as the norm within the cultural realm. It refers to people or works that are experimental or novel particularly with respect to art culture or politics. In this group, you do not strive to develop just yourself; you strive to develop art for the world: make a difference and change the world of art as we know it. Your work will be controversial. People will claim it not to be art at all, just like people claimed that impressionism was not art when it first came into being. Van Gogh sold no more than one painting during his lifetime, but he changed art forever.

Group avatar is The Blues by Neil Johnson

Just to widen this group a bit (because really, there will be very few works that are avant-garde for the whole of art…), the label avant garde will also refer to works that are the avant-garde OF THEIR TYPE, i.e. works that are using common media in a very, very new way.

Other groups to consider:

Amateur Photographers Association

The Collector’s Corner

Watercolour-pencil Art

See the group rules and join this group here

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