Art manifestos

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Data de publicació: 
10.16.18

Key concepts

'Art manifesto' in Wikipedia
Entry for art manifesto in Wikipedia in English with the cronology of the several manifestos published.
Index of manifestos
Index of the main art manifestos with links to each of them.

Manifestos - Early 20th century

MARINETTI, Filippo Tommaso (1909). El Manifiesto del Futurismo
In this manifesto the basis of the Futuristic movement initiated by the Italian poet Marinetti are shown.
APOLLINAIRE, Guillaume (1913). Manifiesto del cubismo
In this manifesto the ideology and the first classification of the types of cubism are realized.
MALÉVICH, Kazimir Severínovich (1915). Manifiesto del suprematismo
In this manifesto the basis of the Suprematist movement are indicated based on the basic geometric shapes.
TZARA, Tristan (1918). Primer manifiesto dadá
In this manifest the first ideas of the Dadaistic movement are revailed.

Manifestos - Surrealism

BRETON, André (1924). Primer manifiesto del surrealismo
In this manifiesto the goals, the meaning and the political position of the Surrealist movement are explained.
DALÍ, Salvador; MONTANYÀ, Lluís; GASCH, Sebastià (1928). El Manifest Groc
In this manifiesto the main ideas of the Catalan avant-garde movement at 1920s and 1930s are presented.
BRETON, André (1930). Segundo manifiesto del surrealismo
In this manifesto is defense of the accusations of anti-communist movement and it wants to be a literary revolution

Useful resources

Artstor Database
Precooked search about artistic manifestos on the database Artstor, specialized in art images.
Arts & Humanities Database
Precooked search about artistic manifestos on the database Art & Humanities Database.
LACK, Jessica (ed.) (2017). Why Are We 'Artists'?: 100 World Art Manifestos
Book at the University Union Catalogue of Catalonia about 100 world art manifestos.
DANCHEV, Alex (ed.) (2011). 100 Artists' Manifestos: From the Futurists to the Stuckists
Book at the University Union Catalogue of Catalonia about 100 artists' manifestos.
Manifesto (2015)
Film of the German director Julian Rosefeldt about artistic manifests through 12 different contexts.