Futurism In Art Movement

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Futurism Futurism was aan artistic movement that orginally started in Italy in the early 20th century between 1909 and 1929. Eventhough it was mostly an Italian movement there were also parallel movements in Russia, England and elswhere. The Futurists practiced in every medium of art, including graphic design, painting, sculpture, theater, film, fashion, textiles, literature, music and architecture. Futurism wanted to show the close-up representation of speed by merging objects or figures with their environments. Their obsession with dynamic movements (speed) was a reaction to what they saw as to Italy’s cultural and technological slowness at the beginning of the 20th century.2 Futurism influenced many other twentieth-century art movements,…show more content…
Although Dadaism is an art movement the artist claimed they were anti-art, it was their way of rebelling against WW I. They rejected all traditional art and sought complete freedom. This example is therefore a perfect example for Dadaism. Nothing about this art piece is traditional, text is all over the place and it’s hardly readable. But in one glance it is immediately recognizable as Dada. De Stijl De stijl is also called Neoplasticism. It is fonded in 1917 by Theo van Doesburg and Piet Mondriaan. The movement lasted till 1931.5 De stijl is an art movement in which the artist only use primary colors alongside black and white. This example is therefor an good example. In this artwork the only colors that are used are red, yellow, blue and a black background. Because the works of Mondriaan are quite famous all over the world even by people who are not interested in art, they can immidiatly see if an artwork is made by Mondriaan by its unique style. This work from Theo van Doesburg kinda looks like those works of Mondriaan. so it is recognizable as de…show more content…
Walter Gropius himself discribed Bauhaus as followed “the ultimate goal of the Bauhaus is the collective work of art in which no barriers exists between the structual and decorative arts”.6 The Bauhaus style became one of the most influential currents in modern design. That is really recognizable in this example. Eventhough it is painted in 1922 it looks really modern and it could be painted yesterday. You can also see that its not only a painting but there are also parts of graphic design and maybe even a basic form of architecture involved to come to this end result. Surrealism Surrealism is a movement that started in the early 1920’s. André Breton was one of the founders of this movement. He had joined the Paris Dada movement back in the day but he decided that that was a dead end. He thought is was time to expand Dada’s goals and make what he called serious art. That is why the surrealist imported the idea that the chance should play a role in art from the Dada movement. At the first Surrealism Manifesto Breton defined Surrealism as

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