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Au fond de l'Inconnu pour trouver du nouveau! -- Charles Baudelaire


There is no great work of art which does not convey a new message to humanity -- Arnold Schoenberg


semper idem sed non eodem modo -- Heinrich Schenker


I'm devoted to the principle of originality --John Cage


There is nothing new under the sun -- Ecclesiastes 1:9.

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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New is an adjective referring to something recently made, discovered, or created, see news. It contrasts to tradition, experience and things that are old.

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Etymology

From Middle English newe, from Old English nīwe, nēowe (“new”), from Proto-Germanic *niwjaz (“new, fresh”), from Proto-Indo-European *néwos (“new”).

Related terms

Related term include avant-garde, innovation, modern, nouveau, neo, new wave, new media , novel, novelty, originality, proto.

Modernism: new for new's sake

modernism

Au fond de l'Inconnu pour trouver du nouveau! said Charles Baudelaire. In doing so he defined modernism, which is the deliberate departure from tradition and the use of innovative forms of expression.

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