F. T. Marinetti
Edited and with an introduction by R.W. Flint
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1972, English
Design, General; Nonfiction, Art and Cultural History
ISBN: 9780374202903

Selections from the author's Futurist theory and invention, The untamables, and Futurist memoirs, including “The Founding and Manifesto of Futurism” (1909).

Part I : Futurist theory and invention : manifestos and polemical writings --
The founding and manifesto of futurism (1909). Let's murder the moonshine (1909). Against past-loving Venice (1910). Futurist speech to the English (1910). Futurist synthesis of the war (1914). We abjure our symbolist masters, the last lovers of the moon (1911-1915). Down with the tango and Parsifal (1914). Against Amore and parliamentarianism (1911-1915). Marriage and the family (1919). The birth of a futurist aesthetic (1911-1915). Technical manifesto of futurist literature (1912). Multiplied man and the reign of the machine (1911-1915). The new religion-morality of speed (1916). Geometric and mechanical splendor and the numerical sensibility (1914). Electrical war (1911-1915). The variety theater (1913). The futurist synthetic theater (1915). The futurist cinema (1916). Some episodes from the film Futurist life. Manifesto of the futurist dance (1917). Dynamic and synoptic declamation (1916). Beyond communism (1920). Portrait of Mussolini (1929) --
Part II : The untamables, a novel (1922) --
Part III : Futurist memoirs : Great traditional and futurist Milan (selections). An Italian sensibility born in Egypt (selections).

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Daniel Libeskind

The only manifestos that are still relevant for design—because the future is always just ahead. The most forward-thinking and relevant design manifestos. Includes Marinetti’s “The Founding and Manifesto of Futurism” (1909).

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