Translation of modernist in Spanish:

modernist

modernista, n.

(Modernist)

Pronunciation /ˈmɒd(ə)nɪst//ˈmɑdərnəst/

noun

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    modernista feminine
    • But Romantics, and modernists after them, needed to believe that genius in its own time is always neglected, misunderstood, etc.
    • In contrast to modernists and traditionalists, some young designers take modernist principles as only a starting point for their ideas.
    • That contrast, at least, is not a fault, but an achievement, as profound as any to be heard in later moderns and modernists.
    • One of the most famous modernists was Edouard Manet.
    • To begin with, artists and critics, from academics to modernists, believed that American art lagged behind that of Europe.
    • On this tasting, though, I feel that the modernists with their technology have gone a bit too far in their aim of pleasing the consumer.
    • His respect for European modernists is passionate and some times surprising.
    • The modernists believed that New Zealand was ‘an empty land crying out for meaning’ and they set out to provide one.
    • In 1946 the modernists showed their work separately in the crypt of the Mariners' Chapel in St Ives and were consequently known as the Crypt Group.
    • This work has proven useful to scholars in many fields - from Romanticists to modernists - and with quite varied interests.
    • Comprehensive modernists both, they explored art forms from film to opera.
    • But while all avant-gardists are modernists, not all modernists are avant-gardists.
    • Beck's art reflected the influence of classic modernists such as Kandinsky and Mondrian as well as the Abstract Expressionists.
    • Yet after the war modernists and their allies seized on this symbol of the antiquity of Japanese culture as a touchstone for their own designs.
    • This now sounds embarrassingly quaint, but many modernists have sought such authority from museums.
    • We resist getting typecast either as conservationists or modernists.
    • It is common knowledge that the Surrealists and many key European modernists came to New York to escape the war.
    • Ideologically orthodox Communists were extreme modernists who believed in a centrally planned, technological society.
    • He studied for a time at the Art Students League, where he was introduced to the experiments of European modernists.
    • He studied authors from the past along with modernists like Joyce, Eliot, and Pound, remarking how increased literacy altered oral cultures like Homeric Greece.

adjective

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    modernista
    • At the same time, many of her pieces carry the hallmarks of high modernist abstraction.
    • These oils on canvas rework that fulcrum of modernist painting, the grid.
    • The Second tries to find logic in sounds imagined in silence, and pre-empts modernist experimentalism.
    • Rather, it is a refreshing example of contemporary modernist park design.
    • Although the art deco and modernist movements are of great interest to him, he claims to have no major influence on his work.
    • The result is an Afro-Brazilian subject overlaid with a European modernist style.
    • The image becomes abstract, but is evocative of specific styles of modernist painting.
    • In this way, the Academy's representation of modernist pieces was only part of the battle.
    • These included many associated with the modernist avant-garde, who worked in a variety of media.
    • He then rejiggered it to echo both the museum's eccentric modernist window and his childhood bedroom.
    • The paintings themselves depicted unpeopled rooms furnished in generic modernist decor.
    • History's changing cultural place is also revealed by comparing the characteristic structure of Victorian and modernist novels.
    • These artists advocated a move away from modernist styles to a more straightforward naturalism.
    • Everything from sleek modernist furniture to Imperial Russian treasures will be on display.
    • She also wrote two books on ceramics and was an authority on Art Deco and modernist ceramics.
    • This Southwestern look blends quite nicely with the casual, modernist style.
    • In a departure from their usual cool, modernist installations, this summer they are responding to a very different environment.
    • It represents the architect's late style, which marks his break with prevailing modernist trends.
    • The ancient way of counting out lines thus provides a bass for these original, modernist inventions.
    • The show evinced an artist who remained deeply in thrall to modernist principles.