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There’s a new version of ‘The Futurist Cookbook’!

The Futurist Cookbook with an introduction by Lesley Chamberlain Penguin Classics, 2014 176 pages ISBN 9780141391656 Both madcap cookbook and manifesto on Futurism, Marinetti’s exuberant and entertaining book has been described as one of ‘the...

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Futurism’s First Manifesto

A Brief History of Futurism’s First Manifesto The Founding of Futurism is often said to have occurred on February 20, 1909 with the publication of the Founding and Manifesto of Futurism  in Le Figaro...

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Museo del Novecento to open in Florence

Museo del Novecento Piazza Santa Maria Novella, Florence *Grand Opening April 30, 2014 This new museum will display works on five floors by De Chirico, Sironi, Carrà, Morandi, Marini, Sassu, Guttuso, Barni, Ranaldi, Mannucci, Salvadori,...

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Center for Italian Modern Art, opening in NYC

Center for Italian Modern Art 421 Broome Street, NYC *CIMA’s inaugural installation devoted to Fortunato Depero will run February 22-June 28, 2014 *Fortunato Depero study day February 21, 2014 NYTimes (Dec. 19, 2013) ArtInfo...

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Italian Futurism at the Guggenheim

Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe February 21–September 1, 2014 Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Curated by Vivien Greene Catalog PRESS RELEASE (Jan. 16, 2014) The first comprehensive overview of Italian Futurism to be...

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Estorick Collection presents new research

More than Meets the Eye: New Research on the Estorick Collection 23 September – 20 December 2015 Estorick Collection This exciting exhibition presents the findings of specialist art historians, restorers and scientists who have...

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New Monograph on Marinetti now available

Filippo Tommaso Marinetti: The Artist and his Politics By Ernest Ialongo The Fairleigh Dickinson University Press Series in Italian Studies, 2015 342 pages; English Filippo Tommaso Marinetti: The Artist and His Politics explores the politics...

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ROMA 900

ROMA 900 De Chirico, Guttuso, Capogrossi, Balla, Casorati, Sironi, Carrà, Mafai, Scipione e gli altri nelle Collezioni della Galleria d’Arte Moderna di Roma Capitale March 21 – July 5, 2015 Fondazione Magnani Rocca, Parma...

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‘Futurist Radio Manifesto’ in context

RADIA: A Gloss of the 1933 Futurist Radio Manifesto by Pino Masnata Translations, Introduction, Tables by Margaret Fisher Second Evening Art Publishing (2012), 208 pp., paperback ISBN 9781613646373 In 1933 F. T. Marinetti and...