The almost relentless formal innovations of these early years can be measured in circles.
But the twists in the bridge aren't Mr. Gehry's only formal innovation.
"I had no gift for formal innovation."
Change in jazz can seem slow-moving; some people complain about the lack of formal innovation since the 1960's.
The second room of the exhibit, devoted to a group of paintings from 1959 to 1960, shows Ms. Martin making early, significant formal innovations.
He doesn't bother with formal innovations; it was an evening of theme-solos-theme performances.
Kane had written of her admiration for Crimp's formal innovations.
My main problem, though, is that you seem to draw a connection between the commercial rise of 'literary fiction' and formal innovation.
His later work reflected an increasing interest in found poetry and other formal innovations.
In part this can be attributed to his stylistic and formal innovations, some of which are still "considered extremely daring and bizarre by Chinese critics."