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FUTURISM Revision
History <ul><li>The Italian Futurism is the first art movement that can be considered an avant-garde movement.  </li></ul>...
Artists <ul><li>It officially began with Marinetti’s manifesto in 1909  </li></ul><ul><li>The manifesto was signed by  </l...
Philosophy <ul><li>The avant-garde movements are a phenomenon typical of non well developed countries in which the movemen...
Philosophy <ul><li>They appeared in favour of the new city, imagined as a machine in movement.  </li></ul><ul><li>Their re...
Characteristics <ul><li>The futurists define themselves as anti-romantic, and they want to follow their own moods so works...
Characteristics <ul><li>They assure they are socialist, but they are not interested in working class fights and they consi...
Characteristics <ul><li>The characteristics of the movement were their interest in an art forged out of the beauty of spee...
Characteristics <ul><li>They aimed at eliminating the basic dualism of the traditional culture.  </li></ul><ul><li>The uni...
Characteristics <ul><li>Forms are full of freedom, breaking the elements but sometimes is not completely abstract </li></u...
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Futurism

  1. 1. FUTURISM Revision
  2. 2. History <ul><li>The Italian Futurism is the first art movement that can be considered an avant-garde movement. </li></ul><ul><li>They introduced with their art an ideological interest that affected deeply culture and even social costumes, when denies all the past, substituting it by stylistic and technical experimentation. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Artists <ul><li>It officially began with Marinetti’s manifesto in 1909 </li></ul><ul><li>The manifesto was signed by </li></ul><ul><li>Balla, </li></ul><ul><li>Carra, </li></ul><ul><li>Boccioni, </li></ul><ul><li>Russolo </li></ul><ul><li>and Soffici. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Philosophy <ul><li>The avant-garde movements are a phenomenon typical of non well developed countries in which the movement appears as a rebellion in front of the official culture, normally moderate. </li></ul><ul><li>They align in the side of progressive political movements. </li></ul><ul><li>Even being intentionally revolutionary, their effort is more polemic. In the futurist manifest they mention the destruction of historical city and museums </li></ul>
  5. 5. Philosophy <ul><li>They appeared in favour of the new city, imagined as a machine in movement. </li></ul><ul><li>Their revolution is the industrial or technological revolution, this is, a bourgeois revolution. </li></ul><ul><li>In the new civilization the machines, the intellectual-artists represent the genius. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Characteristics <ul><li>The futurists define themselves as anti-romantic, and they want to follow their own moods so works are highly emotive. </li></ul><ul><li>They exalt: </li></ul><ul><li> science </li></ul><ul><li>and technique </li></ul><ul><li>but they want them to be </li></ul><ul><li>poetic </li></ul><ul><li>and lyric. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Characteristics <ul><li>They assure they are socialist, but they are not interested in working class fights and they consider the intellectuals of avant-garde as the aristocracy of the future. </li></ul><ul><li>When they have to choose in politics they prefer the nationalism. The movement lasted until the end of WW1 but it was dissolved after it. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Characteristics <ul><li>The characteristics of the movement were their interest in an art forged out of the beauty of speed and a glorification of war. </li></ul><ul><li>The physical movement, as long as speed is concerned, is the cohesive factor that allows the fusion of object and space </li></ul>
  9. 9. Characteristics <ul><li>They aimed at eliminating the basic dualism of the traditional culture. </li></ul><ul><li>The unit of the real should not be produce in the thoughts but in sensations, in an emotive way. </li></ul><ul><li>The artist must underline dynamism to make it more emotive </li></ul>
  10. 10. Characteristics <ul><li>Forms are full of freedom, breaking the elements but sometimes is not completely abstract </li></ul><ul><li>Important use of colour, in contrast with the cubism, to which it keeps some similes in form </li></ul><ul><li>Strong lines and combination with pointillist technique </li></ul><ul><li>Compositions full of movement </li></ul><ul><li>Subjects compromised with society </li></ul>

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