Guggenheim Readies for Italian Futurist Exhibition

September 16th, 2013

Giacomo Balla’s “Automobile in corsa” (1913), via NY TimesCapitalizing on the current interest in early European and American Modernist movements, the Guggenheim has announced plans for an exhibition focusing on the pioneering work of the Futurist movement in Italy.  “Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe,” will open February 21st, and will be accompanied by an auction of early modernist works at Sotheby’s.  “It’s time to re-evaluate and broaden our notion of what avant-garde means,” said curator Vivien Greene.  Read more at The New York Times