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Special Forward-Looking Edition: “Beautiful ideas which kill”…

The Futurist Manifesto (download it here) is 100 years old today.  The creation of Filippo Tommaso Marinetti– who authored the manifesto, used his private fortune to publish it (on this date in 1909), then recruited artists to his banner– Futurism paved the way for Dada and Surrealism…  and suggested some pretty evocative imagery to the likes of Fritz Lang…

Metropolis source: Getty Images, via BBC

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February 20, 2009 at 7:51 am

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