Modern Art: Italian Futurism

Slide 1: Balla, Bankruptcy, 1902

Balla_Bankruptcy_1902

Slide 2: Le Figaro, 20 February 1909, Futurist Manifesto

Marinetti_Futurist_Manifesto_Le_Figaro_20_February_1909
The Futurist Manifesto 1909

Slide 3: Previati, The Madonna of the Lilies, 1893-4

Previati_Spasimo_1901

Slide 4: Balla, The Worker’s Day or They Work, Eat and Go Home, 1904-7

La-giornata-delloperaio-lavorano-mangiano-ritornano

Slide 5: Boccioni, The City Rises, 1910


Boccioni_The_City_Rises_1910

Slide 6:Segantini, Rest in the Shade, 1892

Segantini, Rest in the Shade, 1892

Slide 7: Sant’Elia, Drawing of a Power Station for the New City, 1914-16

Sant_Elia_Study_for_a_Modern_Building_1913

Slide 8: Boccioni, Workshop at Porta Romana, 1908

Slide 9: Giacomo Balla, Speeding Auto (Auto en Course, Etude de Vitesse) 1913

Balla_Speeding_Automobile

Artist: Giacomo Balla

Artist’s Lifespan: 1871 – 1958

Title: Speeding Auto (Auto en course, etude de vitesse)

Date: 1913

Location of Origin: Italy

Medium: Oil on board

Original Size: 23 1/2 x 38 1/4 in

Style: Futurism

Genre: Automobiles

Slide 10: Balla, Streetlight, 1909.
Balla_Streetlight_1909

Slide 11: Carra, Funeral of the Anarchist Galli, 1911

Slide 12:
Fiat F-2, 1907 (Winner of the Grandprix of the Automible Club de France)

Fiat_F2

Slide 13: Russolo, Dynamism of a Train, 1912

Slide 14: Boccioni, The City Rises, 1910
Boccioni_The_City_Rises_1910

Slide 15: Russolo, The Revolt, 1911
Russolo_Revolt_1911

Slide 16: Russolo, Memories of a
Night, 1911
Russolo_Memories_of_a_night_1911

Slide 17: Boccioni, Materia, 1911-12

Boccini, Materia

Slide 18: Boccioni, The Street Enters the House, 1911
Boccioni_The_Street_Enters_the_House_1911

Slide 19: Boccioni, States of Mind, Farewells, 1911


Boccioni_States_of_Mind_The_Farewells_1911

Slide 20: Boccioni, States of Mind, Farewells v2, 1911

Slide 21: Boccioni, States of Mind: Those who stay, 1911
Boccioni_States_of_Mind_Those_who_Stay_1911

Slide 22: Boccioni, States of Mind: Those
Who Go, 1911
Boccioni_States_of_Mind_Those_who_go_1911

Boccioni, Umberto

States of Mind: Those who go

1911

Oil on canvas

70.8 x 95.9 cm

Museum of Modern Art, New York

Slide 23: Braque, Violin and Palette, 1909-10
Braque_Violin_and_Palette_1909

Slide 24: Picasso, Ma Jolie, 1911-12
Picasso_Ma_Jolie_Woman_with_Zither_or_Guitar_1911

Slide 25: Balla, The Hand of the Violinist, 1912
Balla_The_Hand_of_the_Violinist_1912

Slide 26: Boccioni, Unique Forms of Continuity in Space, 1913
Boccioni_Unique_Forms_of_Continuity_in_Space_1913

Slide 27: Muybridge, Galloping Horse, from The Horse in Motion, 1818
Muybridge_Galloping_Horse_1878

Slide 28: Balla, Dog on a Lead, 1912
Balla_Dog_on_a_Lead_1912

Slide 29: Balla, Racing Car, 1913

Slide 30: Muybridge, Woman Pirouetting, from Animal Locomotion, 1887
Muybridge_Woman_pirouetting_1887

Slide 31: Balla, Abstract Speed, + Sound (VelocitĂ  astratta + rumore) 1913

Balla_Abstract_Speed_1913

Slide 32: Marinetti, Scrabaang, 1919
Marinetti_Scrabaang_1919

Slide 33: Boccioni, Caricature of a Futurist Evening, 1911

Boccioni_Caricature_of_a_Futurist_evening_1911

Slide 34: Russolo, Net of Noises, (Futurist score)

An excerpt from the score of Risveglio di una citta
Russolo Score

Slide 35: Marinetti, Zang Tumb Tumb, 1914

Marinettit_Zang_Tumb_Tumb_1914

Slide 36: Russolo, Intonarumori, 1916

Slide 37: Govoni, Mare, 1915

Sketch by Govoni:

Notes based on a lecture by Dr Annie Coombes and the page was later improvedby Jonathan Mears in 2013.

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