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Question 1: This concept is applied to the work done by small collectives of ________ and artists as they open pathways through new cultural or political terrain for society to follow.
Social sciencesIntellectualMarxismAnti-intellectualism

Question 2: Many artists have aligned themselves with the avant-garde movement and still continue to do so, tracing a history from ________ through the Situationists to postmodern artists such as the Language poets around 1981.

Question 3: For instance, during the 1930s the advertising industry was quick to take visual mannerisms from ________, but this does not mean that 1930s advertising photographs are truly surreal.
Abstract expressionismDadaColor FieldSurrealism

Question 4: [1] The adjective form is used in English, to refer to people or works that are experimental or innovative, particularly with respect to ________, culture, and politics.

Question 5: For Greenberg, these forms were therefore ________: they were phony, faked or mechanical culture, which often pretended to be more than they were by using formal devices stolen from advanced or vanguard culture.
KitschModernismTheodor W. AdornoAesthetics

Question 6: The notion of the existence of the avant-garde is considered by some to be a hallmark of ________, as distinct from postmodernism.
Western paintingLate modernismModernismPostmodern art

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