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Modernistic

(1920–1940)
Known through the years as Art Deco, Art Moderne, and Depression Modern, its ornamentation around doors and windows stressed the verticality of the skyscrapers for which the style was popular.
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This is a book that offers a fresh take on modernistic views, leaving the reader with a unique concept of connection among African, Native, and Jewish American literatures and their impact on early modern and contemporary literature.
These bungalows are very iconic for the California lifestyle, like patios are," Jonason says, explaining his fascination with the bungalow, Craftsman and modernistic designs found throughout the area.
Visitors of all ages, many carrying cameras, walked around the building to gaze at the modernistic, curved walls and artwork, including three mural-sized backlit panels with images that change as viewers walk past.
1) (P)recognition: Before any formal discussion of an -ism, students are asked to use the image option offered by the search engine "Google" in order to find images they think best represent the term and morphologically related terms: for example, modernism, mod, modern, modernist, modernistic, etc.
It is a modernistic piece, constructed out of tonal building blocks which are disassembled and rearranged into a dizzying array of harmonic pieces and rhythmic disjunctions.
I want to like them, I feel I should like them, but, although I can see that one turbine on its own has a certain haughty modernistic elegance, put a lot together and you are left with just one more industrial carbuncle.
But the obstacle to more people moving into hip, modernistic homes isn't a matter of not enough demand, he insists.
You don't even realize that things center around George until you're halfway through the novel," he points out, "a technique that is very modernistic.
The author believes that what follows this modernistic self is an experience of dissatisfaction and unfulfillment.
For most of the twentieth century, counseling orientations were rooted in a modernistic epistemology (Hansen, 2002; Speed, 1991).
Asked whether the handicapping process itself should be subject to a modernistic review, in light of the greater general understanding of the mechanics of the sport, Gray pointed out that such a review is continually in progress and that the general precept of handicapping has changed somewhat over time.
Coral Ridge Presbyterian, an imposing rectangular building with a modernistic 300-foot steeple looming over Federal Highway, has become the epicenter for the Christian right's most ardent generals and foot soldiers, thanks mainly to the coalition's steadfast leader.