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An Avant-Garde Italia: The Futurists, Modern Art and the Promise of the 20th Century

October 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Speaker: Rob Prufer

In 1909 the writer Filippo Tommaso Marinetti published his Futurist Manifesto, in which he denounced the oppressive weight of Italy’s past and advocated a program of radical artistic, social and technological innovation. Soon, painters, sculptors, writers and musicians joined Marinetti in a quest to re-fashion Italian culture and are known collectively as The Futurists. What are we to make of their whirlwind of artistic output? What impact did they have? How Italian was this movement of passionate Italians?

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Date:
October 9, 2019
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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St Patrick Catholic Church
815 E Edgar St
Seattle, WA 98122 United States
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