Benedetta Cappa | the artist
The artist Benedetta Cappa
Born Aug 14 1897, Rome, Italy.
Died 1977, Venice, .
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Married with Marinetti. She signed with the name alone Benedetta. For her, the wife of Marinetti, was a declaration of independent existence, as an artist. All her work was marked by an unmistakable style and charm: the tables of fulminant brevity, novels and experimental sets, visionary landscapes, crystal clear in light of multiple meanings.
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Benedetta Cappa nace el 14 de agosto de 1897 en Roma. La muerte prematura del padre Innocenzo afectará muchísimo a la joven Benedetta que, viviendo en un ambiente rico de estímulos, empieza muy pronto a escribir poemas. Se acerca al mundo del arte: conoce a Giacomo Balla, pintor que adhirió muy pronto a las ideas futuristas, entrando de aprendiz en su atelier romano…
benedetta cappa marinetti
During the early 20th century, the Futurist movement actively embraced speed, power, and technology in every aspect of society—visual arts, politics, literature, music, and cooking. The Futurists called for a radical regeneration of art and culture by rallying against romanticism and sentimentalism. Benedetta Cappa Marinetti (1897-1977) was one of the few women in a movement dominated by men. La Futurista,the first solo exhibition of her work in the United States, includes collages, poetry, works on paper, and paintings…
Cime arse di solitudine