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Futurist Manifesto

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An Italian avant-garde art movement that took speed, technology and modernity as its inspiration, is where new ideas were introduced to society. Futurism portrayed the dynamic character of 20th century life, glorified war and the machine age, and favored the growth of Fascism. Created at the turn of the twentieth century, the Futurist Manifesto stands out as the announcer of the new artistic movement, but its significance is much broader than the field of visual culture. It is conceived by Marinetti as a new force of Italian cultural revival, the one that is tired of stale and unproductive adherence to the past, and is instead urging for the creation of modern Italy. This new society whose principles should be based on the idea of progress,
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