Futurism

View Paper
ESSAY DETAILS Words: 987
Pages: 4
(approximately 235 words/page)

Essay Database > Arts & Humanities
During the first decade of the twentieth century, a group of young Italian painters united together, under the influence of poet Filippo Tommaso Marinetti. Before creating their new style, these painters embraced the ideas of Marinetti’s The Foundation and Manisfesto of Futurism which appeared in the newspaper Le Figaro on February 20, 1909 (Tisdall 7). His manifesto of futurism was primarily concerned with peotry, but artists such as Boccioni, Balla, and Severini used his ideas and applied …

showed first 75 words of 987 total
Sign up for EssayTask and enjoy a huge collection of student essays, term papers and research papers. Improve your grade with our unique database!
showed last 75 words of 987 total
…colors used also contribute to the dynamism of the work in a similar way that the juxtaposed complemetaries used by the Impressionists create a flicker and sense of movement. Boccioni’s Dynamism of a Soccer Player is a work which is an appropriate example of the manifestation of the Futurist ideals proposed by Marinetti. With its appearance of speed, sense of striding toward the future, and aggressive character, this work is the embodiment of Futurism.