Carrà, Carlo

Carrà, Carlo

(kärä`), 1881–1966, Italian painter. Trained as a decorator, he became associated with the artists involved in the development of futurismfuturism,
Italian school of painting, sculpture, and literature that flourished from 1909, when Filippo Tommaso Marinetti's first manifesto of futurism appeared, until the end of World War I.
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. His The Funeral of the Anarchist Galli (1911; Mus. of Modern Art, New York City) typifies the energy of the movement. He then moved toward a more carefully structured art form, related to cubism but concerned with the dynamics of movement. After meeting ChiricoChirico, Giorgio de
, 1888–1978, Italian painter, b. Vólos, Greece. Chirico developed his enigmatic vision in Munich and Italy and from 1911 to 1915 he worked and exhibited in Paris.
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 in 1916, Carrà became a spokesman of the metaphysical school. A prolific writer on art, he also exerted considerable influence as a teacher.
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