Words in Freedom

Futurism at 100

On the one hundredth anniversary of Futurism's founding, this exhibition explores the movement's aesthetic and political concerns with a display of books, manifestos, periodicals, and handwritten correspondence by Futurist artists.

Art Exhibition previously on at The Museum of Modern Art - MoMA in New York, United States.
From Friday 13 February 2009 to Monday 06 April 2009

Published by MOMA on Tuesday 07 April 2009.
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The first Futurist Manifesto, published in 1909 by poet and writer F. T. Marinetti, proclaimed a burning desire—fueled by industry, war, and the machine—to race into the future. Italian Futurists followed suit by calling for a new aesthetic language appropriate for these modern times.

Organized by Laura Beiles, Associate Educator, Department of Education.

Mezzanine, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building