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Re: Futurism



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Many thanks, Richard.  You are right -- it IS inspiring.

Elen Freelander

Richard Minsky wrote:

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> To return to the recent thread on Book Art History, let's look at the
> work of Marinetti and the Futurists from 1902 to 1945. This movement
> broke the book arts (and all the other arts) wide open. From our point
> of view, the influence on work being done during the last hundred
> years has been immeasurable, in typography, concrete poetry, graphic
> design, illustration, and conceptual art.
>
> There is a great new illustrated online catalog at
> http://www.arengario.it/mostre/futurism/0futuidx.htm
>
> Look at the manifestos, the exhibition catalogs and the books. It's
> inspirational.
>
> Here's a quote from Marinetti's "A bas le Tango et Parsifal!":
>
> Compte-gouttes de l’amour. Miniature des
> angoisses sexuelles. Sucre tors et filé du désir.
> Luxure en plein air. Delirium tremens. Mains et
> pieds d’alcoolisés. Coït mimé pour
> cinématographe. Valse masturbée. Pouah!. Fi des
> diplomates de peau! Vive la sauvagerie d’une
> possession brusque et la furie d’une danse
> musculaire exaltante et fortifiante.
>
> --
>  Richard
>  http://minsky.com
>  http://www.centerforbookarts.org
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