Tullio Crali, "Before the Parachute Opens" (1939) @ Guggenheim NYC's "Italian Futurism" Show (2014) (This is an excellent exhibit.)

Tullio Crali, "Before the Parachute Opens" (1939) @ Guggenheim NYC's "Italian Futurism" Show (2014) (This is an excellent exhibit.)

Tullio Crali. Distruzione e costruzione, 1932. http://www.tulliocrali.com/

Tullio Crali. Distruzione e costruzione, 1932. http://www.tulliocrali.com/

In December of 2012 I had the pleasure of making a visual essay for the Italian mens magazine Il Sole 24 Hore, and in it I decided to take on one of the most dear-to-Italy art movements: Italian Futurism. The above selection reflects the futurist hatred of old places, ways, people and things. They hoped to flood libraries and museums, destroying their influence and presence forever. But, uh, early 20th century Italy had an enormous supply of old things, and much of the country still looked…

In December of 2012 I had the pleasure of making a visual essay for the Italian mens magazine Il Sole 24 Hore, and in it I decided to take on one of the most dear-to-Italy art movements: Italian Futurism. The above selection reflects the futurist hatred of old places, ways, people and things. They hoped to flood libraries and museums, destroying their influence and presence forever. But, uh, early 20th century Italy had an enormous supply of old things, and much of the country still looked…

The Guggenheim Museum presents Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe until September 1, 2014. It is the first comprehensive overview of the influential art movement ever to be se…

The Guggenheim Museum presents Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe until September 1, 2014. It is the first comprehensive overview of the influential art movement ever to be se…

Tullio Crali - Acrobazie in cielo - Aeropainting, a re-adjusted vision of landscape seen from an aeroplane in flight, was codified in 1929 in the manifesto Aeropittura futurista. During the 'thirties and 'forties it became one of the more dominate aspects of Futurism. The painter Tullio Crali was perhaps the most famous "Aeropainter", and although Italian futurism pretty much died with it's creator, F.T. Marinetti, he continued to paint them until he died in the 1980's.

Tullio Crali - Acrobazie in cielo - Aeropainting, a re-adjusted vision of landscape seen from an aeroplane in flight, was codified in 1929 in the manifesto Aeropittura futurista. During the 'thirties and 'forties it became one of the more dominate aspects of Futurism. The painter Tullio Crali was perhaps the most famous "Aeropainter", and although Italian futurism pretty much died with it's creator, F.T. Marinetti, he continued to paint them until he died in the 1980's.

”Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe” | Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum | Exhibitions | Time Out New York

”Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe” | Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum | Exhibitions | Time Out New York

Italian Futurism, 1909 - 1944:  Reconstructing the Universe  Guggenheim (New York) Curators: Viven Greene

Italian Futurism, 1909 - 1944: Reconstructing the Universe Guggenheim (New York) Curators: Viven Greene

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