Carlo Carrá | the artist
Born Febr 11 1881, Quargneto, Italy.
Died April 13 1966, Milan, .
Original artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles.
Carrà experimented with Divisionism, but like Boccioni was dissatisfied with current trends in painting. Together with Boccioni and Russolo he drafted the Manifesto of the Futurist Painters and the Technical Manifesto of Futurist Painting (both 1910), issuing his own manifesto The Painting of Sounds, Noises and Smells in 1913. The painting of sounds, noises and smells calls for:
Reds, rrrrreds, the rrrrrreddest rrrrrrreds that shouuuuuuut. Greens, that can never be greener, greeeeeeeeeeeens that screeeeeeam, yellows, as violent as can be: polenta yellows, saffron yellows, brass yellows.