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Italian Futurism 1909-44: Reconstructing the Universe

Until 1 Sep 14, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

The first comprehensive overview of Italian Futurism in the US opens at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum this month. “We’ve been wanting to do this show longer than I’ve worked here, and I’ve worked here for 20 years,” says Vivien Greene, the museum’s curator of 19th- and early 20th-century art, who organised the show. “Italian Futurism, 1909-44: Reconstructing the Universe” traces the history of the multidisciplinary movement, which celebrated all things fast, robust and mechanical, from its founding manifesto in 1909 to its end after the... Read on

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