Futurism, movement of art

This year the international art celebrated 100 years of the publication of the Futurist Manifesto, the writing of Marinetti that would give birth to the futurist movement in the art.

The movement is born in the first decade of 1900 and a way of thinking the art across the speed as principal premise. The plastic arts of the futurist art exalts the movement, the curves, from taking like model to the machines. The artist futurists are inspired by the force, the movement, the speed, the energy and the dehumanization that propose the new machines of the modern world.

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100 years of Futurism

Tomorrow there are fulfilled 100 years of which Filippo Marinetti will publish in the Clear Fígaro First of the Futurism, in that that was sitting the bases of the art and futurist movement, embelezado for the speed and the lines.

In the Marinetti manifesto the door is opened for the modern art, but not without contradictions: they declare themselves international and nationalistic, they are revolutionary without social interests, they sing to the danger, love the war as hygiene of the world, they are anti-feminist and they take a fascination as the speed measured of the time.

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100 years of futurism, exhibition in Museum say that Modern and Contemporary Art I gave Rovereto

Vasilij Kandinskij. Improvvisazione n. 34, 1913 (detail)
Oil on cloth. 120 x 139 cm.
Kazan, Museum statale say Belle Arti della Repubblica of the Tartarstan

Futurism 100: Illuminations. Avant-gardes compared. Italy, Germany, Russia is the title of the exhibition that honors 100 years of futurism in the Museum say that Modern and Contemporary Art I gave Rovereto, Italy.

What will we be able to see? The sample assembles pieces of Marc Chagall, Vasily Kandinsky, Umberto Boccioni, Gino Severini, Alexandra Exter or Natalia Goncharova. The proposal of the exhibition is to analyze the relations between the futurism and other contemporary avant-gardes, like the German expressionism or the Russian bucket - futurism.

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Biography of Lucio Fontana

This painter and sculptor was born in Rosary (province of Santa Fe, Argentina), on February 19, 1899, being a son of sculptor Luis Fontana; and he died in Comabbio, Italy, on September 7, 1968. Not long ago we could have seen his works in the auction of contemporary art of Milan, with a big presence.

His work is considered to be controversial, as his thought, which influenced both in Italy and in Europe.

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The invention of the XXth century, exhibition of Carl Einstein in Queen Sophia

I paint the portrait of II, of Joan Miró

The Invention of the XXth Century: Carl Einstein and the avant-gardes is the title of the gentle exhibition of modern art that you can visit in the National museum Center of Art Queen Sophia.

What will we be able to see? The sample is assembled by 120 works, paintings and a set of 35 African sculptures, in order to provide to the spectator a visual description of the intellectual work of Carl Einstein, one of the more important historians of art.

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Marinetti and the futurism

Words at large (Irredentism). 1914. Filippo Tommaso Marinetti.

Words at large (Irredentism). 1914. Filippo Tommaso Marinetti.

Filippo Tommaso Marinetti was the founder of the futurism, a movement of avant-garde that was born in the year 1909, when Marinetti published, on February 20, the first futurist manifesto in Him Figaro.

Marinetti was undoubtedly the big ideologist of the Italian movement. Shortly after the mentioned date, in the year 1912, published the technical Manifesto of the futurist literature. From the year 1914, Marinetti moved to Russia to give a conferences cycle.

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Futurist manifesto

The first futurist manifesto

The first futurist manifesto arises on February 20, 1909, when Marinetti, ideologist of the futurist movement publishes the manifesto in the French newspaper Le Figaro.

In him a rebellion was appearing against the past, using a simple language and short messages, turning this way into masses language. This manifesto, as the rest of the manifestoes raised by other avant-gardes, they allow to announce not only the ideology of the group, but also there constitute a documentary source of supreme importance.

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I free: The first Artistic Avant-gardes, texts and documents

The first artistic avant-gardes. 1999. Lourdes Cirlot.

Under the title the First Artistic Avant-gardes, texts and documents the book of Lourdes Cirlot appears.

This finished publication, it covers in a very suitable way texts and fundamental documents of each of the artistic avant-gardes: the fauvismo, the expressionism, the cubism, the futurism, the dadaism, the surrealism, the abstraction, the neoplasticismo, the suprematismo, the constructivism and the school of the Bauhaus.

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Typical of the futurism

The only forms of continuity in the space. 1913. Umberto Boccioni.

The only forms of continuity in the space. 1913. Umberto Boccioni.

The rejection to the tradition, the rupture with the previous art, the rebelliousness, the creativity, the experimentation and the provocation like intellectual weapon, there are aspects tied to the futurist movement.

But the really important thing in the futurism there is the representation of the speed and of the movement, of the city, of the streets, of the machines. The futurism recreates in his productions the energy of the dynamism.

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Futurism in the art

The street enters at home. 1911. Boccioni.

The street enters at home. 1911. Boccioni.

The futurism is an Italian movement of avant-garde that is born in February, 1909. It was a quite provocative movement and of rupture with the tradition, they emphasize his famous futurist parties and theatrical representations.

Between his characteristics we find the dynamic representation of the reality, in which aspects as the machine, the city and the speed take an enormous importance, since there are the concepts on which this movement was based.

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