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Programs from a Series of 1940s “Film Concerts”

Film concert program, January 27, 1941. Hilla Rebay records. A0010. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives. New York, NY
Film concert program, January 27, 1941. Hilla Rebay records. A0010. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives. New York, NY

During the winter and spring of 1940–41, the Museum of Non-Objective Painting held four screenings of abstract films by artists including Norman McLaren, Oskar Fischinger, and Viking Eggeling. The screenings were part of an effort to explore how abstraction could be employed in mediums other than painting. More

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Explore Futurist Works in the Collection Online

Dynamism of a Speeding Horse + Houses
Umberto Boccioni, Dynamism of a Speeding Horse + Houses (Dinamismo di un cavallo in corsa + case), 1915. Gouache, oil, paper collage, wood, cardboard, copper, and iron, coated with tin or zinc, 112.9 × 115 cm. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice 76.2553.30 Photo: David Heald © SRGF

Looking beyond the current exhibition Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe, use the Collection Online to discover Futurist artworks from across Europe that are not on view in New York. More

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New Program Series at the Guggenheim Explores Futurism’s Many Facets

Installation view: Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe
Installation view: Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, February 21–September 1, 2014. Photo: Kris McKay © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

Poetry that abolished syntax, understanding art through touch, and a 1917 seduction manual—these and other concerns of the Italian Futurists will be examined during a series of programs and events starting at the Guggenheim next month. More

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“An Exciting Discovery”: Italian Futurism Exhibition Opens at the Guggenheim with Rarely Seen Works

Benedetta (Benedetta Cappa Marinetti), Syntheses of Communications (Sintesi delle comunicazioni), 1933–34
Benedetta (Benedetta Cappa Marinetti), Syntheses of Communications (Sintesi delle comunicazioni), 1933–34. Tempera and encaustic on canvas, dimensions variable. Il Palazzo delle Poste di Palermo, Sicily, Poste Italiane © Benedetta Cappa Marinetti, used by permission of Vittoria Marinetti and Luce Marinetti’s heirs. Installation view: Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, February 21–September 1, 2014. Photo: Kris McKay © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

The first comprehensive retrospective of Italian Futurism in a U.S. museum is now on view at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. More