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Cubism vs. Futurism

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Cubismnoun

An artistic movement in the early 20th Century characterized by the depiction of natural forms as geometric structures of planes.

Futurismnoun

(art) An early 20th century avant-garde art movement focused on speed, the mechanical, and the modern, which took a deeply antagonistic attitude to traditional artistic conventions.

Cubismnoun

A movement or phase in post-impressionism (which see, below).

Futurismnoun

The study and prediction of possible futures.

Cubismnoun

an artistic movement in France beginning in 1907 that featured surfaces of geometrical planes

Futurismnoun

(Judaism) The Jewish expectation of the messiah in the future rather than recognizing him in the presence of Christ.

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Cubism

Cubism is an early-20th-century avant-garde art movement that revolutionized European painting and sculpture, and inspired related movements in music, literature and architecture. In Cubist artwork, objects are analyzed, broken up and reassembled in an abstracted form—instead of depicting objects from a single viewpoint, the artist depicts the subject from a multitude of viewpoints to represent the subject in a greater context.

Futurismnoun

(Christianity) Eschatological interpretations associating some Biblical prophecies with future events yet to be fulfilled, including the Second Coming.

Futurismnoun

A movement or phase of post-impressionism (which see, below).

Futurismnoun

A point of view that finds meaning or fulfillment in the future rather than in the past or present. The philosophy of a futurist.

Futurismnoun

an artistic movement in Italy around 1910 that tried to express the energy and values of the machine age

Futurismnoun

the position that the meaning of life should be sought in the future

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Futurism

Futurism (Italian: Futurismo) was an artistic and social movement that originated in Italy in the early 20th century which later also developed in Russia. It emphasized dynamism, speed, technology, youth, violence, and objects such as the car, the airplane, and the industrial city.

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