Some thoughts on Futurism

​In ‘The Foundation and Manifesto of Futurism’ (1909) FT Marinetti, a leading figure in Italian Art culture, ignited a movement that blasted its way onto the world stage in the early 20th century. Marinetti called upon the destruction of museums, libraries and academies in order to reject the rules and functions of these institutions; to … Continue reading Some thoughts on Futurism

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Gino Severini, Cannoni in azione 1915

Anyone who knows me will know how much I love the period 1910-1920 and I am bowled over by this wonderful work by Severini that I found in Rovereto. Immediately, I knew it had to be the companion to one of my most favourite paintings of all...drum roll... CRW Nevinson's La Mitrailleuse.  Wouldn't you agree? … Continue reading Gino Severini, Cannoni in azione 1915