1. Boccioni's Unique Forms of Continuity in Space
Boccioni's Unique Forms of Continuity in Space (figure 1) was created in Italy at the height of Futurism. ... The French art movements corresponding with futurism were Fauvism and Cubism. Many links have been made between the visual components of Futurism and the French. Apollinaire suggested, "Futurism, in my opinion is an Italian imitation of the two schools of French painting fauvism and cubism" (Perloff, 1986, p. 52). Futurism was a product of industrialisation and urbanisation in the north of Italy but Marinetti's French experiences brought in an international dimension. ...
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