Futurist Painting Sculpture (Plastic Dynamism)

ISBN: 9781606064757 Categorii: Diverse, Diverse. An apariție: 2016 Autor: Maria Versari, Richard Shane Agin Editură: Getty Trust Publications Tip copertă: Paperback Număr pagini: 112 Stoc: Stoc limitat

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This fiery and influential book, available for the first time in English, presents an Italian Futurist's radical ideas about art and architecture Futurist Painting Sculpture (Plastic Dynamism), a truly radical book by Umberto Boccioni (1882-1916), claimed a central position in artistic debates of the 1910s and 1920s, exerting a powerful influence on the Italian Futurist movement as well as on the entire European historical avant-garde, including Dada and Constructivism. Today, Boccioni is best known as an artist whose paintings and sculptures are prized for their revolutionary aesthetic by American and European museums. But Futurist Painting Sculpture demonstrates that he was also the foremost avant-garde theorist of his time. In his distinctive, exhilarating prose style, Boccioni not only articulates his own ideas about the Italian movement's underpinnings and goals but also systematizes the principles expressed in the vast array of manifestos that the Futurists had already produced. Featuring photographs of fifty-one key works and a large selection of manifestos devoted to the visual arts, Boccioni's book established the canon of Italian Futurist art for many years to come.First published in Italian in 1914, Futurist Painting Sculpture has never been available in English-until now.
This edition includes a critical introduction by Maria Elena Versari. Drawing on the extensive Futurist archives at the Getty Research Institute, Versari systematically retraces, for the first time, the evolution of Boccioni's ideas and arguments; his attitude toward contemporary political, racial, philosophical, and scientific debates; and his polemical view of Futurism's role in the development of modern art.

Limba
Engleza
Autor
Maria Versari, Richard Shane Agin
Data Publicarii
2016
Editura
Getty Trust Publications
Inaltime
22.5
Latime
16
Grosime
2
Tip Coperta
Paperback
Nr Pag
112
Greutate
918
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