ART 111 M002 Judith Meighan September 17, 2009 Futurist Sculpture ? Umberto Boccioni: Unique Forms of Continuity in Space ? striding forward against the wind World War I (1914-1918) ? Italy had been dominated by other nations ? In the war, Italy sided with France Effect on the futurists: ? Many artists changed their mind about the romanticism of war ? Kupka's involvement with theosophy and eastern philosophy ? they turned to a direction that focused on philosophy and spirituality ? thoughts and emotions created color and shape ? synaesthesia: synthesizing emotions and color, ex] associating numbers with color Vassily Kandinsky, Improvisation 28, 1912 ? art just in colors and shape: abstract art Kathe Kollwitz (1867-1945) ? Germany, independent artist, social activist ? Woman with Dead Child, 1903 ? work revolves around politics Ernest Lidwig Kirchner ? Dresden, 1908 ? reflects the idea of corruption and illness ? Expresses his view on society: reflecting social issues
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