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What did Italian futurist propose in response to WWI?

That art and literature must make a violent leap into the future rejecting the past

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What did the Italian Futurists characterize the past as?

Romantic, Sentimental and Feminine

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Who laid out the goals of the Futrist movement and in what?

Filippo Marinetti in the 1909 Manifesto of Futurism

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What were the Futurists fascinated with?

Modern technology, speed and the potential for social agitation

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What movement influenced the Futurists?

Cubism

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What did Marinetti assert in the 1909 Manifesto?

That the Futurists wanted to glorify war and demolish museums and libraries

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hat had happened to the Futurist movement by 1918?

It had dissolved

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When did Futurism reemerge?

In the 1920's and the 1930's

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What political movement did Marinetti support and promote Futurism as its artistic counterpart?

Fascism

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Where was Umberto Boccioni born?

In Reggio in Calabria a city in southern Italy

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Who did Boccioni visit frequently in his twenties?

Russia, Paris, Milan and Venice

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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

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Who did Braque meet in Paris and when?

In the fall of 1911 and he met Picasso and Braque

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What Cubist sculpture was Boccioni influenced by?

Ramond Duchamp-Villion

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What did Boccioni publish on April 11, 1912?

Technical Manifesto of Futurist Sculpture

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What did Boccioni write in 1914?

Futurist Painting and Sculpture (Plastic Dynamism)

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When did Boccioni begin active duty in the army?

In July 1915

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When did Boccioni die and why?

In August 1916 in a calvary training accident

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What did Boccionic create UFCS in?

Plaster

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Why did Boccioni not make the statue in bronze?

Because it was expensive and heavy

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When was the first of two bronze casts of UFCS made?

In 1931

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How high is the UGCS?

43 inches

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Where does the figure seem to stare?

Straight ahead although faceles

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What are the UFCS's feet?

Two block-like pedestals

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Boccioni's UCFS's striding form was similar to what other sculpture?

Nike of Samothrace

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Where was Nike of Samothrace on display when Boccioni created his sculpture?

Louvre