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  • Futurism Research Paper

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    Definition Futurism is an artistic movement that centered in Italy and emphasized the dynamism, speed, energy, and power of the machine and the vitality, change, and restlessness of modern life in general. Before Futurism The world had become a new place. In the summer of 1900, with the opening of the Universal Exposition, Paris found itself electrified, its nights almost transformed to day. The automobile dominated the city's streets by 1906. People were flying airplanes. Albert Einstein proposed

  • Marinetti And Marinetti's Futurism As An Art Movement

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    France. “We want to sing about the love of danger, about the use of energy and recklessness as a common, daily practice. Courage, boldness and rebellion will be the essential elements of our poetry” – he said, and that is how the Futurism began. As an art movement, Futurism had a main objective like “looking in the future” and rejects past and traditions. Italy, which was a pioneer in art, now gave the place for French creativity in modern art. Because of that many young artists like Giacomo Balla

  • Filippo Marinetti's Manifesto Of Futurism

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    In 1909, former symbolist poet Filippo Marinetti published his subversive Manifesto of Futurism. This avant-garde proposal for literary revolution proved highly influential to the world of visual art in Italy. Marinetti’s call for dynamism and movement of both physical and societal nature triggered a movement which stood proudly for vivacity, energy, and disruption, and reflected the state of politics and industry during its time. In his contribution to the advent of a seismic change in Italian art

  • What Are The Similarities Between Cubism And Futurism

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    Introduction The early Twentieth Century faced a series of movements that made an impact during that period. Two of these major movements are Cubism and Futurism, which contrast in their origins, philosophies, and method of creating art, their distinguishing characteristics, and method of relating the subject and viewer in time and space, as well as the artists involved and their unique artworks. By comparing both Movements, I will be able to distinguish the difference as well as the similarities

  • Futurism

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    Futurism [pic] Content Introduction Background information Cerebration Futurist Painting Futurist Sculpture Artists Influence http://arttattler.com/italyvenice.html http://www.mathewadkins.co.uk/article1/ Introduction What is Futurism? Futurism was an art movement originated in Italy in the early 20th century. It was largely an Italian phenomenon, though there were parallel movements in Russia, England and elsewhere. Futurism is a term that may suggest a

  • The Museum Of Modern Art

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    decided to write my analysis on “Street Light,” by Giacomo Balla. I chose this painting because the colors and aspects of it intrigue me. I am also familiar with it, which can help aid me in my analysis. I was extremely interested when we discussed Futurism in class, and I was happy that I could find something in the Museum of Modern Art that had to do with that particular movement, especially a painting that we touched upon. The painting itself was much larger than I anticipated in person, and stood

  • Sherlock Balla's Accomplishments

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    becoming involved the scientific viewpoint in society. He was one of the stand out figures in Futurism, and "Giacomo Balla (1871-1958)... was among others who signed the 'Manifesto of the Futurist Painters' during interwar years, were already inclined to an interest in the heated, fantasy mixed with modernist machine-worship and extremist political rhetoric of Marinetti's manifesto," (Richard Humphreys, Futurism). Along with many other artists, Balla signed the Futurist Manifesto during the interwar period

  • Futurism Timeline

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    WWII) Brief history Futurism was an art movement as well as a social movement that was developed in Italy in the early 20th Century. It was all about being avant-garde (experimental / pushing the boundaries) and embracing ideas of the future. Futurism was seen as a rebellion, being purposely revolutionary. Futurism was launched when Filoppo Marinetti (1876-1944) published his Manifesto of Futurism in the Paris Newspaper Le Figaro (20th February 1909) This made futurism a revolutionary movement

  • Social Class And Gender Roles

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    How are the tensions between social classes and/or genders dramatised in Modern European Drama? Social class and gender roles, were and still are today, a key element in the progression of theatre. Dada and Futurism, as movements in theatre took place at the time of the social class war, the prejudice against women and their rights and the struggle to create an equal society. The two movements, of avant-garde style contained three stage in which they were able to create; ‘analysis…engagement…forward

  • Architectural Beliefs And Sensibilities : A New Frontier For Humanity

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    Words on paper can sometimes seem a long way off the tangibility of real world design, but every great building starts its life on paper. Architectural beliefs and sensibilities are established through a system of thought, a manifesto that dictates how and for what reasons design choices are made. The manifesto encompasses more than just architecture so it performs a grounding role, contextualising and justifying design in a paradigm of thought appropriate to the time and space from which it had