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DADA & FUTURISM Kelsey, Claire, & Issa


FUTURISM MOVEMENT • Italian avant-garde art movement in the 20 th

century • celebrated technology and urban modernity

while hoping to destroy older forms of culture. • Interested in embracing popular media and new

technologies to communicate their ideas.


FUTURISM’S PURPOSE • Glorify themes associated with

contemporary concepts of the future, including speed, technology, youth, and violence, and objects such as the car, the airplane and the industrial city.


FUTURISM INFLUENCED… • Dada, Art Deco, Art

Nouveau, Constructivism, Cubism, Surrealism • Combined activism with

art, a trend that continues today


FUTURISM’S KEY FIGURES

FILIPPO TOMMASO MARINETTI


FUTURISM’S KEY FIGURES

UMBERTO BOCCIONI


FUTURISM’S KEY FIGURES

GINO SEVERINI

VIDEO


DADA MOVEMENT • A cultural movement that began in

Zürich, Switzerland, during World War I and peaked from 1916 to 1920. • The movement primarily involved

visual arts, literature, theatre, and graphic design. • Concentrated on anti-war politics.


DADA’S PURPOSE • Dada writers and artists were

concerned with shock, protest, and nonsense. • Rebelled against horrors of

war, decadence of European society, shallowness of blind faith in technological progress, & inadequacy of religion and conventional moral codes


DADA INFLUENCED… • Futurism, Pop art, Postmodernism • Initiated interest in collage and photomontage work


DADA’S KEY FIGURES

HUGO BALL


DADA’S KEY FIGURES

HANNAH HOCH


DADA’S KEY FIGURES

FRANCIS PICABIA VIDEO

DaDa & Futurism  

grapic design history