Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

How it all fits together

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on July 17, 2008

“Futurismo, definizione”Autograph manuscript definition of futurism and related movements, with corrections, diagrams, and drawings, undated. By Filippo Tommaso Marinetti. From the Filippo Tommaso Marinetti Papers

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  1. dan visel said, on July 17, 2008 at 5:37 pm

    When are these from? I assume that these are from well past Futurism’s pre-WWI prime since there’s a reference to Surrealism in there. Is this Marinetti setting out how Futurism should be historicized?

    George Maciunias, the head of Fluxus, also made a lot of weirdly similar charts explaining the history of art movements to the 1970s or so; there was a big show of these at Maya Stendhal a couple years back, but I can’t seem to find any on the web. There are suggestions of them here:

    but those aren’t quite the ones I’m thinking of . . .

  2. sroden said, on August 24, 2008 at 7:31 pm

    AMAZING, especially the trees… AMAZING!!!!! thanks for posting these.

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