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This article contains images and commentary on the national exhibition of Futurism that took place in Milan in March of 1919. According to the founding father of the movement, the word “futurista” means “revolucionario, novador [sic], antitradicional, antiacadémico y anticomercial” [revolutionary, innovative, anti-tradition, anti-academic and anti-commercial].


This text is part of a group of Mexican cultural publications that follow the development of the international avant-garde. Mexican magazines such as El Universal Ilustrado, Zig-Zag and the Revista de Revistas created an opportune environment for the emergence of a school of avant-garde movements during the post-revolutionary period in Mexico. Filippo Tomasso Marinetti’s (1876-1944) first name appears as Fernando, instead of Filippo, within the body of the text.

Francisco Reyes Palma : CURARE A.C.
CURARE, Espacio crítico para las artes, Mexico City, Mexico
Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliográficas : Biblioteca Nacional/Hemeroteca Nacional