Checklist

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

Checklist

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

Checklist

“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

Findings

1973 Radio Interview and Reading with John Ashbery

Academy of American Poets Poetry Readings Flyer, 1972-1973
Academy of American Poets Poetry Readings Flyer, 1972-1973. Events records. A0063. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives, New York

Forty-one years ago, as part of a reading series organized by the Academy of American Poets and held at the Guggenheim from the mid 1960s through 1980, John Ashbery gave a reading at the museum. More