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Motionless Futurists.

For Fluffy mou Italian artist Giacomo Balla (1871-1958) was a key proponent of Futurism and a signatory of their 1910 Manifesto. He was most interested in depicting light and motion. Although a native of Turin, Balla moved to Rome in … Continue reading

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Futurists without a future

At the beginning of the 1900s, the United States  and much of Europe was being swept away by the Industrial Revolution.  But Italy, burdened with grandeurs of the past (Ancient Rome, Renaissance, Baroque) had difficulties updating itself.  So a group … Continue reading

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