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Italian Futurism at the Guggenheim: Historical Context

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To learn more, visit http://exhibitions.guggenheim.org/futurism Guggenheim curator Vivien Greene describes the historical context of the Italian Futurism movement, from its inception with F. T. Marinetti's "Founding and Futurist Manifesto" in 1909 through its demise at the end of World War II. Watch the extended version of this video on the Guggenheim app at http://www.guggenheim.org/app. "Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe" is on view at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum February 21-September 1, 2014. http://www.guggenheim.org/futurism This exhibition is made possible by Lavazaa. Support is provided in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and the David Berg Foundation, with additional funding from the Juliet Lea Hillman Simonds Foundation, The Robert Lehman Foundation, and the New York State Council on the Arts. The Leadership Committee for "Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe" is also gratefully acknowledged for its generosity, including the Hansjörg Wyss Charitable Endowment; Stefano and Carole Acunto; Giancarla and Luciano Berti; Ginevra Caltagirone; Massimo and Sonia Cirulli Archive; Daniela Memmo d'Amelio; Achim Moeller, Moeller Fine Art; Pellegrini Legacy Trust; and Alberto and Gioietta Vitale. This exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.