futurism

[ fyoo-chuh-riz-uh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF futurism
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This writer begins by expressing his objections to the "principle of Futurism."

It may be urged that Blast does not represent Futurism, but Vorticism.

Surely here is the home of Post Impressionism and of Futurism.

Then the writer reverted to art again and published a book on Cubism and one on Cubism and Futurism.

Any theory of a disruptive, hurly-burly aspect is grist to the mill of Futurism.

Drive this argument a little further and we arrive at Cubism and Futurism.

Futurism is strictly Italian: there is not a French name among its originators.

Again, Futurism claims not to paint maladies but their symptoms and results.

Considering Futurism purely from the standpoint of illustration we still are unable to justify its aims.

The methods of Futurism have their provenience in many preceding art movements.

WORD ORIGIN

1909, from Italian futurismo, coined 1909 by Italian poet Filippo Tommaso Marinetti (1876-1944); see future + -ism. Futurist is attested from 1842, originally theological.

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nounliterary fantasy about future
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