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Speed, Space, and Satire—Italian Futurism on the Blog

Detail: Carlo Carrà, Interventionist Demonstration(Manifestazione Interventista), 1914. Tempera, pen, mica powder, and paper glued on cardboard, 38.5 × 30 cm. Gianni Mattioli Collection, on long-term loan to the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/SIAE, Rome
Detail: Carlo Carrà, Interventionist Demonstration (Manifestazione Interventista), 1914. Tempera, pen, mica powder, and paper glued on cardboard, 38.5 × 30 cm. Gianni Mattioli Collection, on long-term loan to the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/SIAE, Rome

As we near the close of the Guggenheim's Italian Futurism exhibition, we revisit an array of blog posts that explored works in diverse mediums and provided a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the making of this unparalleled retrospective. Read through our Futurism series and get a chance to win a Futurism prize pack plus two admission passes to see the exhibition. More

Findings

Arnold Schoenberg Playing Cards

Arnold Schoenberg playing cards
Schoenberg, Arnold. Arnold Schoenberg playing cards. Vienna: Piatnik, circa 1981. Box contents. RB N7433.4 S36 1981

In the early 1900s, Arnold Schoenberg created three sets of playing cards, incorporating grotesque images and visual puns from his drawings. This facsimile reproduces them. More

Guggenheim UBS MAP

Independent Spaces Built the Scene

Han sido las plataformas independientes las que han construido la escena

Colectivo Pornomiseria (Víctor Albarracín, Kevin Mancera, Edwin Sanchez, Francisco Toquica, and Cindy Triana), Limpieza Social (Un espectáculo de rehabilitación), 2006
Colectivo Pornomiseria (Víctor Albarracín, Kevin Mancera, Edwin Sanchez, Francisco Toquica, and Cindy Triana), Limpieza Social (Un espectáculo de rehabilitación), 2006. Performance view: Festival de Performance, Cali, Colombia, 2006. Photo: Helena Producciones

Ericka Florez discovers that Cali, Colombia, has emerged from the strife of the 1980s and ’90s with renewed artistic energy, thanks in part to enterprises like independent space lugar a dudas and collective Helena Producciones. More