GERARDO DOTTORI: THE FUTURIST VIEW │ Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, London → 7 September 2014

“Žrādo Dtwri (1884-1977) wz wn v ɖ pivtl figrz v Itałn Fyčrizm jrñ ɖ inṭwor yirz. Hiz xpansv n intnsli ṗetc vižnz v ɖ Umbrịn landscep, vyd fṛm abv, wr amñ ɖ ŕliist n most strîcñ xamplz v ẹropentñ – ɖ dominnt trend wɖn Fyčrist āt ʈrt ɖ 1930z, xplorñ ɖ dnamic pspctvz ofrd bî flît.

Dtwri wz born in Ṗrūjia n studid at ɖ siti’s Acaḍmīa di Bel Āte, ẇr h rvild hmslf t b a ṣprbli acumplišt draftsmn. Arnd 1904 h bgan t xperimnt wɖ Divižnizm (Iṭli’z dstñtv rspons t Niôimprešnizm) ẇč intṛdyst a nyfând sens v sponṭneyti n xūbṛns intu hiz āt, liḅretñ hm fṛm ɖ rstriẋnz v hiz ac̣demic trênñ. Dtwri’z rbełs tempṛmnt md hm načṛli rsptv t ɖ sbvrsv spirit v F. T. Marineti’z Fyčrist muvmnt, ẇč h jŷnd in 1912.

Fyčrizm z most clôsli asošietd wɖ its seḷbrešn v ɖ flux n dîṇmizm v ɖ modn industrı̣l êj – ẇč prmiets Dtwri’z imijri. Hvr, h olso rmend dīpli atačt t hiz nêtv rījn v Umbria n its luš, undyletñ landscep, frīqntli xpresñ hiz prefṛns fr ɖ stilṇs v ɖ cuntrīsîd n ɖ mântinz t ɖ defnñ nýz v bg sitiz. Ẇlst ɖs mt sīm a paṛdoxicl stans fr a Fyčrist t adopt, ɖ muvmnt in fact ofrd ātists significnt latityd in ɖer intrpṛtešn v its îdiyz, prîzñ iṇvešn n crietv vîtaḷti abv ol els. Consiqntli, Dtwri wz ebl t xpres hiz Fyčrist senṣbiḷti ʈru imijri xplorñ ɖt ynivrsl dîṇmizm apaṛnt in ɖ wrcñz v nêčr, ɖ hymn bodi n ɖ cozmos, az wel az ɖt jeṇretd bî mšinri.

Dtwri’z grtst contribyšn t Fyčrist isʈetcs wz hiz dstñtv intrpṛtešn v ẹropentñ. In fact, a nmbr v hiz wrcs v ɖ 1920z cn b sed t hv antisipetd ɖ žãra’z cnsrnz, incapsyletd in ɖ ḅlif ɖt ɖ čenjñ pspctvz v flît constityt an abṣlutli ny riaḷti, wn ɖt hz nʈñ in comn wɖ ɖ riaḷti tṛdišnli constitytd bî ŕʈ-bând pspctvz. Wɖ ɖer swīpñ paṇrāṃz n dstwtd hrîznz, sjstñ ɖ crvčr v ɖ ŕʈ, Dtwri’z ẹropentñz r infyzd wɖ an atṃsfir v sreṇti n lirisizm ɖt z ynīc in Fyčrist āt.

Drōñ on wrcs fṛm a nmbr v public n prîvt c̣lẋnz, Ɖ Fyčrist Vy pṛvîdz an oʈorittv srve v ɖ c̣rir v wn v Fyčrizm’z most significnt n dstñtv ātists.”

GAḶRI WEBSAIT


ŽRĀDO DTWRI: FYČRIST SOÑZ BÎ Đ MASTR V ẸROPENTÑ (in Itałn)


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Jon De, Đ APOLO MAĠZĪN, 15 Jlî 2014
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Andru Lambrʈ, Đ SPECTETR, 23 Ōġst 2014

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