Back to the Futurists: The avant-garde and its legacy by Elza Adamowicz,Simona Storchi

By Elza Adamowicz,Simona Storchi

In 1909 the Italian poet Filippo Tommaso Marinetti's Founding Manifesto of Futurism was once released at the entrance web page of Le Figaro. among 1909 and 1912 the Futurists released over thirty manifestos, celebrating velocity and threat, glorifying battle and know-how, and advocating political and inventive revolution. This choice of essays goals to reconsider the actions of the Italian Futurist circulate from a global and interdisciplinary viewpoint, targeting its actions and legacies within the box of poetry, portray, sculpture, theatre, cinema, ads and politics.

The essays supply interesting new readings in gender politics, aesthetics, historiography, intermediality and interdisciplinarity. They discover the works of significant avid gamers of the circulation in addition to its lesser-known figures, and the usually serious effect of Futurism on modern or later avant-garde pursuits similar to Cubism, Dada and Vorticism.

The ebook can be of curiosity to students and scholars of ecu paintings, literature and cultural background, in addition to to the proficient normal public.

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