Flashcards in Unique Forms of Continuity In Space Deck (26):
What did Italian futurist propose in response to WWI?
That art and literature must make a violent leap into the future rejecting the past
What did the Italian Futurists characterize the past as?
Romantic, Sentimental and Feminine
Who laid out the goals of the Futrist movement and in what?
Filippo Marinetti in the 1909 Manifesto of Futurism
What were the Futurists fascinated with?
Modern technology, speed and the potential for social agitation
What movement influenced the Futurists?
What did Marinetti assert in the 1909 Manifesto?
That the Futurists wanted to glorify war and demolish museums and libraries
hat had happened to the Futurist movement by 1918?
It had dissolved
When did Futurism reemerge?
In the 1920's and the 1930's
What political movement did Marinetti support and promote Futurism as its artistic counterpart?
Where was Umberto Boccioni born?
In Reggio in Calabria a city in southern Italy
Who did Boccioni visit frequently in his twenties?
Russia, Paris, Milan and Venice
What two publications did Boccioni contribute to in 1910?
The publications of the Manifesto of Futurist Painting on February 11,1910 and Technical Manifesto of Futurist Painting on April 11, 1910
Who did Braque meet in Paris and when?
In the fall of 1911 and he met Picasso and Braque
What Cubist sculpture was Boccioni influenced by?
What did Boccioni publish on April 11, 1912?
Technical Manifesto of Futurist Sculpture
What did Boccioni write in 1914?
Futurist Painting and Sculpture (Plastic Dynamism)
When did Boccioni begin active duty in the army?
In July 1915
When did Boccioni die and why?
In August 1916 in a calvary training accident
What did Boccionic create UFCS in?
Why did Boccioni not make the statue in bronze?
Because it was expensive and heavy
When was the first of two bronze casts of UFCS made?
How high is the UGCS?
Where does the figure seem to stare?
Straight ahead although faceles
What are the UFCS's feet?
Two block-like pedestals
Boccioni's UCFS's striding form was similar to what other sculpture?
Nike of Samothrace