The Perfect Back. Umberto Boccioni though trained as a painter, began sculpting in 1912. He exclaimed that "these days I am obsessed by sculpture! I believe I have glimpsed a complete renovation of that mummified art." The following year Boccioni completed the sculpture. His goal for the work was to depict a "synthetic continuity" of motion instead of an "analytical discontinuity" that he saw in artists like František Kupka and Marcel Duchamp.
‘Unique Forms of Continuity in Space’, Umberto Boccioni, 1913, cast 1972 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘Unique Forms of Continuity in Space’, Umberto Boccioni, 1913, cast 1972 on display at Tate Modern. In the early years of the twentieth century, industrialisation swept across Italy. The futurist movement was founded by writers and artists like Umberto Boccioni, who enthused about new inventions such as cars and electricity. In Unique Forms of Continuity in Space, the figure is aerodynamically deformed by speed. Boccioni exaggerated the body’s dynamism so that it embodied…
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Phillip King - Works | Thomas Dane Gallery
Works by Phillip King: Darwin , 2019, Bodhisattva , 2017, Phillip King: Colour on Fire & Ceramics 1995-2017 , Thomas Dane Gallery, London, 29 November 2017 - 17 February 2018, Free to Frolic , 2015, Phillip King , Duveen Galleries, Tate Britain, London, 8 December 2014 - 1 February 2015,...