Fernand Leger - Acrobats In Grey--In this piece it Leger used people that appear to be nude, which is similar to other styles. The bodies are assembled and portrayed very differently. The arms and legs bring out the mechanical style he represents.
Futurism was launched when the Italian poet Filippo Marinetti published his Manifesto of Futurism in the Paris newspaper Le Figaro on 20 February 1909. It shocked the public. Noise and speed, two dominant conditions of 20th century life, were expressed in futurist poetry. Using 12 typefaces in one pece, abstarct layout. It creating a space for designer to create new idea.
Magazine Cover, "The Saturday Evening Post": 23 September 1922, Coles Phillips.
coololdthings: La Rinascente (upscale Italian department store) courtesy of Vintage Advertising and Poster Art