February 10, 2016
Luigi Colombo, who went by the Futurist pseudonym Fillia (his mother’s maiden name), died of tuberculosis on 10 February 1936 at only 31 years of age.

January 29, 2016
The first architectural manifesto of Futurism appeared in print on 29 January 1914, in the Roman newspaper Il piccolo giornale d’Italia, with the title “Futurist Architecture Too…and What is It?” (“Anche l’architettura futurista…e che è?”).

December 18, 2015
Sculptor Berto Lardera was Born on 18 December 1911 in La Spezia.

August 17, 2015
Ugo Carrega – leading figure of the 1960s Visual Poetry movement in Milan – was born on this day in 1935.

July 12, 2014
On 12 July 1884, Italian modernist Amadeo Modigliani was born in Livorno, Italy.

July 11, 2013
On this day in 1884, Italian modernist Amadeo Modigliani was born in Livorno, Italy.

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