Author: Erin Aldana

This lesson will explore Futurism.

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Boccioni, Unique forms of Continuity in Space; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:%27Unique_Forms_of_Continuity_in_Space%27,_1913_bronze_by_Umberto_Boccioni.jpg, : Rodin, Walking Man, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rodin_p1070095.jpg , Boccioni, The Street Enters the House; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Umberto_Boccioni_-_A_strada_entra_nella_casa.jpg, Boccioni, Dynamism of a Dog on a Leash, Creative Commons, http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/giacomo-balla/dynamism-of-a-dog-on-a-leash-1912, Gino Severini, The Armored Train; creative commons: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ocad123/2763231381/,  Casa Sant’Elia, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Casa_Sant%27Elia.jpg, cover of Blast, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Blast2.jpg, Bomberg, The Mud Bath, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Bomberg,_The_Mud_Bath.jpg

Terms to Know
  • Futurism

    An early 20th-century art movement, characterized by having themes that celebrate technology.

  • Manifesto

    A public announcement.

  • Vorticism

    An artistic and literary movement in England that was influenced by Futurism and was most active before WWI.