Archivi del Futurismo, Volumes 1 & 2 complete

Archivi del Futurismo, Volumes 1 & 2 complete

Drudi Gambillo, Maria, and Fiori, Teresa, eds.

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Publisher: Roma: De Luca, 1958, 1962. In series Archivi dell'arte contemporanea
Book Id: 39031


2 volumes. Cloth & boards, with dustjackets. 2 x 19.2 cm. Vol. 1: 8 plates + 618 pp. Texts of hundreds of manifestos and other publications, and correspondence between all the leading players: F. T. Marinetti, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carrą, Luigi Russolo, Guillaume Apollinaire, Ernesto Prampolini, A Santelia, Mario Sironi, Giacomo Balla, Fortunato Depero, Gino Severini, Ardengo Soffici, G Papini, and many others. Extensive index (pp. 591-612). Volume 2: An opening section consists of additional theoretical and critical writings and documentation; the long next section (pp. 63-341) is devoted to richly illustrated treatments (part color) of Balla, Boccioni, Carrą, Russolo, and Severini. The remainder of the book (pp. 343-528) cover other Futurist artists and include appendices and errata for vol. 1 and an index to vol. 2. An essential reference work. The dustjacket of vol. 1 has a serious tear and some staining at the top of the front panel and the backstrip, plus some other smaller defects. Vol. 2 is fine, except for a little very light foxing on the edges. Both dustjackets protected with Brodart sleeves. **Free domestic shipping with direct order.

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