100 Years of Futurism: Conference at Penn


Umberto Boccioni, caricature of the Futurist serata held in Treviso on 2 June 1911, reproduced in Uno, due, tre, 17 June 1911.

The Center for Italian Studies and the History of Art Department at the University of Pennsylvania and the Slought Foundation are holding a two-day international conference Futurism: Rupture and Tradition, on Friday, November 21, 9:30am-6:00pm and Saturday, November 22, 9:30-12:00pm. It will be held at Slought. In addition to artist Luca Buvoli (see image below), the speakers will include Jeffrey Schnapp, Luca Somigli, Ara H. Merjian, Jonathan Steinberg, Christine Poggi, Stefania Benini, Marion Kant, Maria Elena Versari, Paolo Valesio and Fabio Finotti.


center for italian studies, futurism, luca buvoli, slought foundation, university of pennsylvania


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