Futurism

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Futurism

  1. 1. Futurism <ul><li>Olivia O’Neill and Nicolasa Alamilla </li></ul>1909-1929 Unique Forms of Continuity in Space Umberto Boccioni 1913 The Cyclist Mario Sironi 1914 Battle of Lights, Coney Island Joseph Stella 1914
  2. 2. Start of Futurism <ul><li>Started with a manifesto by Filippo Marinetti in an Italian newspaper in 1909 </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on the beauty and speed of vehicles, machinery, and urban crowds </li></ul>Dynamism of a Cyclist Umberto Boccioni 1913
  3. 3. What is Futurism? <ul><li>Industrialized cubism </li></ul><ul><li>Several views of an object </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic, fractured, and fast moving </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on projected future instances involving machinery </li></ul>The Knife Grinder (Principle of Glittering) Kasimir Malevich 1913
  4. 4. Objects of Focus <ul><li>Speed, Energy, Violence, Motion </li></ul><ul><li>Cars, Trains, Cyclists </li></ul><ul><li>Urban Environments </li></ul>Funeral of the Anarchist Galli Carlo Carra 1911
  5. 5. Why did they do it? <ul><li>Conquest of man over nature </li></ul><ul><li>People were afraid of the triumph of technology </li></ul><ul><li>Futurists broke that tension </li></ul><ul><li>Only wanted to move forward in time </li></ul>
  6. 6. Leading Artists <ul><li>Umberto Boccioni </li></ul><ul><li>Giacomo Balla </li></ul><ul><li>Carlo Carra </li></ul><ul><li>Gino Severini </li></ul>Dancing the Pan-Pan at the Monico Gino Severini 1911 Interventionist Demonstration Carlo Carra 1914
  7. 7. So I didn’t find any futurist pieces at the museum…
  8. 8. Second piece I found
  9. 9. What I liked the best The Cyclist Olga Goncharova 1913 - Multiple views of the person/bicycle - Movement (the fragmented lines) - Sharp blue, black, and white with the light brown
  10. 10. Now… It’s time for art jokes! <ul><li>He didn't have any Mone t! Hahahaha! </li></ul><ul><li>One ‘ere hahahahaha! </li></ul><ul><li>No Monet to buy Degas to make the Van Gogh hahaha! </li></ul><ul><li>Matisse hurt haha! </li></ul>
  11. 11. THE END! <ul><li>Thank you for your time. </li></ul>:D

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