Analysis Of Constructivism And Filippo Marinetti's Futurism

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Constructivism, written by Russian artist and designer, Aleksei Gan, and The Founding and Manifesto of Futurism 1909 written by Italian poet, Filippo Marinetti, both have written an extensive manifesto of their movements. Aleksei Gan believed that since most people are joined through labor, technologies’ of individual branches of production would form a united social technology, accurately and concretely. Constructivism took artists and architects, and turned them into Constructors. This caused them turning away from aesthetic or speculative problems in art and instead focusing on the fusion of art with everyday life in order to create the desired functional system of design. Filippo Marinetti Futurism movement questioned why people should …show more content…
Marinetti along with his futurist friends believed that their country Italy, has been living in the past for too long. Their solution was to free Italy from the “boring” past. Marinetti’s Futurism manifesto revolted against the old, considered museums as cemeteries, and pushed freedom upon themselves from professors, archaeologists, and antiquarians. It also condemned old moralities in favor of logic as well as feminism. The futurism revolution was composed of the positive appraisal of youth, speed, and violence and was very anarchistic. In contrast, the Constructivism author Aleksei Gan stated how Russia has become the world’s first proletarian republic. It has become a territory of labor and intellect, allowing no space for speculative activity. The bourgeois encirclement was forbidden by the constructivists to twist their intellectual work though. Gan’s ideology for constructivism was the reassessment of purposes for human activity with the combination of every effort from the broad range of social objectives. Aleksei Gan and Filippo Marinetti both favored a communist society, displaying their works for publicity in their

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