CAA 2009: ‘Italian Futurism, 100 Years Later’

Italian Futurism, 100 Years Later

Friday, February 27, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

CAA 2009 Annual Conference
Los Angeles Convention Center
Concourse Meeting Room 407, Level 2


  • Jennifer Bethke, Independent Scholar.  Chair of panel.
  • David Gariff, National Gallery of Art. “Italian Futurism and the Legacy of the Milanese Scapgliatura.”
  • Matthew McLendon, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College. “L’arte di far manifesti: Marinetti’s ‘Collaging’ of the Manifesto.”
  • Michelangelo Sabatino, Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, University of Houston. “The ‘Primitive’ in Italian Futurist Art and Architecture: The Case of Capri.”
  • Siobhan Conaty, LaSalle University. “Benedetta Cappa Marinetti: Futurist, Fascist and Feminist?”
  • Ara Merjian, Harvard University/New York University. Respondent for panel.

The panel will be followed up by an evening presentation at the Italian Institute of Culture in LA with presentations and a round-table discussion. More details will be forthcoming.

Past links:

Call for Participation, Futurism panel
Futurism scholarship at CAA conference

Thanks, Jennifer!

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