Definition of futurism
1 : a movement in art, music, and literature begun in Italy about 1909 and marked especially by an effort to give formal expression to the dynamic energy and movement of mechanical processes
2 : a point of view that finds meaning or fulfillment in the future rather than in the past or present
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House founder André Courrèges championed futurism in his Space Age 1960s heyday, and Meyer and Vaillant took that as their cue.
Ada Palmer’s Seven Surrenders, the second in the three-part Terra Ignota series, delivers all the imaginative, carnal futurism that make science fiction so enjoyable.
From Italian Futurism to German Expressionism, many avant-garde artists bristled at bourgeois culture and sought to express something more dangerous and vital.
The over-all effect is that of a charmingly hopeful retro-futurism.
Like most modern futurism, Webb’s advice is directed primarily at an audience of entrepreneurs and executives trying to figure out how to stay ahead of the competition.
But some bus riders are already experiencing an extra level of futurism by hopping aboard driverless shuttles that cruise through city streets.
Sébastien is very into technology, futurism and light.
To compliment this mix of classicism and futurism, Peter Philips, the new creative and image director of Dior Makeup, kept the beauty look minimal—with the exception of the eye.
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