FUTURISM video tour

This exhibition will be the first large-scale showing of Futurism in Britain in thirty years. The movement set out to modernise Italian art and social attitudes and its influence spread across Europe and beyond, revolutionising the response to the dynamism of modern life. Its master of ceremonies was the poet Filippo Tommaso Marinetti and this […]

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Manifesto of Futurism 1909

1 We intend to sing the love of danger, the habit of energy and fearlessness. 2 Courage, audacity, and revolt will be essential elements of our poetry. 3 Up to now literature has exalted a pensive immobility, ecstacy, and sleep. we intend to exalt aggressive action, a feverish insomnia, the racer’s stride, the mortal leap, […]

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