This week you
learning about Italian fascism
connection to futurist art
is a fascinating example of MussoliniĂ˘â‚¬â„˘s
l spectacle to promote fascist
Your task is to
read the article by Marla Stone, entitled Ă˘â‚¬Ĺ“Staging Fascism: The
Exhibition of the Fascist RevolutionĂ˘â‚¬Âť in the
Journal of Contemporary History
(1993) and to use that
as well as any images you can locate on the web of art
and architecture from this exhibit
and the artists included in it
to create a wiki
post on the social function of fascist aesthetics.
Question: How did the Italian fascists use art and architecture to promote their
To think about: What sort of work was included in the exhibition?
Who were the
artists? What social function did the work included in the 1932 Fascist Exhibition
fulfill? Do we see comparable agendas and results today? If so, where?
Your entry should be 2
in length (Arial 12
point font, single
t least two examples of fascist art/architecture and at least three direct
quotes from the Stone article.
This wiki as
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