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Alfred Stieglitz began exhibiting photographs in New York in the early 1900s as part of his project of introducing modernism to America.

Secular modernism has tried to get the fruits of the Jesus-message without the roots.

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It’s that I think it might produce a new kind of literature, like the way modernism transformed the novel.

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Having been taught Modernism, a school of thought that scoffs at the decorative, materials became his primary means of expression.

European Jews gravitated toward modernism as a way to get away from history.

What every fan of modernism may not know is that all of these designers were Jewish.

In the early years—the 1920s and 1930s—modernism was seen as “out there.”

In America, modernism was stripped of its socialist leanings.

Immanence—Agnosticism is the negative side of Modernism; immanence constitutes its positive constituent.

That its measures were effective is evident from the history of Modernism in the last three years.

They are the quaint quintessence of conservatism, and will occupy youthful minds menaced by modernism.

Too angry to deny the convenient charge of "modernism," he sought the street.

He bowed his head, revolving in his mind the definite charge of "modernism."


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On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to modernism, such as: modernization, addition, alteration, contraption, departure, and deviation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.