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  • Futurism And Vorticism Essay

    Italian Futurism and English Vorticism are generally considered to be Modernist movements. Indeed, literary scholar Peter Childs includes Futurism and Vorticism in his seminal book aptly titled Modernism, placing them amongst other Modernist movements like Expressionism, Surrealism, and Dadaism (14). In one of Childs’s many definitions of Modernism, he argues that the movement is imbued with “radical aesthetics, technical experimentation, spatial or rhythmic rather than chronological form, self-conscious reflexiveness, scepticism towards the idea of a centered human subject, and a sustained inquiry into the uncertainty of reality” (18). Certainly, Futurism and Vorticism utilize these Modernist elements in order to radically “break from the past” (30); however, there are certain characteristics that may suggest that Futurism, and in some ways Vorticism as well, transgresses traditional definitions of Modernism. Futurism does not merely profess this Modernist scepticism towards the centered human subject, but professes a profound exaltation of…

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  • Analysis Of Constructivism And Filippo Marinetti's Futurism

    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…

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  • Reasons For Futurism

    Robert E. Kelsey Jr. Doc. Gregory Caicco ART1030 P01 11/6/2017 Style Guide for Futurism and Purism. Futurism In a contemporaneous era of the early 1900’s with modernistic art movements, “Futurism” redefined a well social-political agenda. This inauguration was named by the “charismatic Italian poet as well playwriter Filippo Tommaso Marinetti” (1876-1944). 1909 was the creation “Futurism” movement, but soon encompassed the visual arts and cinemas, music and architecture. “Futurists” were…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Futurism

    The idea relates the human being with machines. That’s by connecting the human brain with hard copies, so a people can save their memories, and more things to get lost. Moreover, he sees that we are limited to our current physical and mental. So, we should go over our identity, and extend more these limitation. For example, relate our bodies with the modern technology. That idea known as transhumant. The Idea of futurism (study of the future)could brings more evidence to…

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  • Cubism, Orphism And Futurism In Modern Art

    . Although theses three modern styles varied, the works involved all occupied a new and more complex space. Mel Gooding explains this as a ‘trend in modern art away from the representation of recognisable objects in pictorial space and towards presentation of a painting or sculpture as a real object in real space.’ Up until this time the pictorial space created in the art work aimed to create the illusion of a real pictorial space for the spectator. The technique of one point perspective which…

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  • Cubism, Expressionism, And Futurism And The Movement Of The Dada Movement

    After World War I, the Dada movement arose out of Switzerland from the years 1916-1924. It was heavily influenced by various other movements including Cubism, Expressionism, and Futurism. The movement was portrayed through many different outlets including photography, literature, sculptures, and of course paintings. This movement was known for how it made fun of or mocked modern common aesthetic. It contrasted the ideas of materialism, and how “nationalistic attitudes” turned out to be a heavy…

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  • Questions On A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen

    of humanity in an ideal community, was the motivation behind his social criticism. Question #3: Tristan Tzara was considered to be one of the founders of the Dada movement. In the 20th Century, Dadaism became an important influence on theatre, literary, visual, and performing arts. The Dada movement was born out of the pre-war avant-garde, and grew out of the collective trauma of World War I. Developed in reaction to World War I, the Dada movement consisted of artists who…

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  • Flippo Marinetti Analysis

    “… I stopped short and to my disgust rolled over into a ditch with my wheels in the air… Oh! Maternal ditch, almost full of muddy water! Fair factory drain! I gulped down your nourishing sludge; and I remembered the blessed black breast of my Sudanese nurse… When I came up – torn, filthy, and stinking – from under the capsized car, I felt the white-hot iron of joy deliciously pass through my heart!” – Filippo Marinetti in The Founding and Manifesto of Futurism This passage from The Founding and…

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  • Dziga Vertov's Theory Of Montage In Cinema

    and machines operate. In this regard, one should not elude the influence of Futurism, a European artistic movement of the beginning of the 20th century, theorized in Russia by poet Vladimir MAYAKOVSKY. Futurism glorified modern urban life, technology, speed, movement… The Soviet cinema uses montage to feed this appetite for machines and new technologies with close-up shots on objects, machine parts (being the individual part necessary to the global operating mechanism) or parallel montage…

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  • Elvira In A Year Of 13 Moons Analysis

    By examining Elvira’s relationships with Irene and her daughter Marie-Anne in the context of Edelman’s critique on reproductive futurism, it becomes apparent how In a Year of 13 Moons captures the impossibility of the queer to exist within the space of the heterosexual symbolic. This reading of the film is best understood by analyzing Elvira’s final visit with her family when she abruptly arrives to their picnic. This scene occurs near the end of the film and marks a rapid escalation of…

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