Hungarofuturism, an Eastern European movement directly inspired by Afrofuturism, collapses perceptions of national and individual identity, monuments, and historical sites.
Reflections on Asmara’s Modernist (and Colonial) Dream
It’s hard not to question why Asmara was named a World Heritage Site, especially as the country is reeling from decades of hardship.
Reprinting ‘Depero Futurista,’ the First Modern Artist’s Book
Originally published in 1927, ‘Depero Futurista’ holds the revolutionary visions of its creator, the Italian Futurist Fortunato Depero, from his dynamic typographic experiments to his sketches of costumes meant for a ballet without humans.
A Mesmerizing Animation of Kung Fu Movements
From 19th-century photographer Eadweard Muybridge to Italian Futurist sculptor Umberto Boccioni, artists throughout history have attempted to capture the complexities of athletic human motion in their work.
Best of 2014: Our Top 20 NYC Art Shows That Weren’t in Brooklyn
Let’s face it: there’s Brooklyn, and then there’s the rest of New York City. (Sorry, rest of New York City!)
The Freedom of Futurist Poetry
The Guggenheim Museum was filled with noise on Monday evening during
“PAAAAAAroooooooooooole in Libertà Futuriste (Futurist Wwwwwwoooooords-in-Freedom),” an eccentric program that breathed new life into an extensive survey of Futurist art that’s been on view since February.
Italian Futurism, or the Lessons of Art and Politics
The exhibition Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe, presently on view at the Guggenheim, is the first important museum survey of work from this seminal utopian Modernist movement seen in New York since Futurism at the Museum of Modern Art in 1961.