Monday, January 28, 2013

Gerardo Dottori, an Italian Futurist


Incendio nella città (City in Flames), 1926

Crocefissione (1928)

Gerardo Dottori (11 November 1884 - 13 June 1977) was an Italian Futurist painter. He signed the Futurist Manifesto of Aeropainting in 1929. He was associated with the city of Perugia most of his life, living in Milan for six months as a student and in Rome from 1926-39.
Dottori's' principal output was the representation of landscapes and visions of Umbria, mostly viewed from a great height. Among the most famous of these is Umbrian Spring and Fire in the City, both from the early 1920s.

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