Italian Futurism: The Avant-Garde Movement that Revolutionized the 20th Century

Apr 03, 2016 973

Italian Cultural & Community Center
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)
Houston, TX

Join us at the ICCC for a lecture on Italian Futurism, a literary and arts movement originated in Italy during the early 20th century. The movement emphasized rejection of the past and traditions, defending anti-classical style oriented towards the future, and responsiveness to the dynamism of modern techniques and industrialization. Tommaso Marinetti's revolutionary ideas were not limited to art, but like other movements, it sought to transform lifestyle. The lecture will explore the movement's impact on painting, cinema and literature.

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