Sunday, 3 May 2015

The Center of Universal Life

"Our renovated consciousness forbid us to consider man as the centre of universal life. The pain of a man is as interesting in our eyes as that of an electric lamp which suffers with spasmodic flinches and cries to us the most heartwrenching expressions of colour."
Manifesto of the Futurist Painters - Umberto Boccioni, Carlo CarrĂ , Luigi Russolo, Giacomo Balla, Gino Severini - 1910
quoted by Eric Michaud

Bill Brandt - The Queen Elizabeth - 1946

Piet Mondrian - Broadway Boogie-Woogie - 1942

Renato Guttuso - Boogie Woogie - 1953