Browse Collections (9 total)

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Shaping the New Man and the Urban Fabric

These projects show how architecture contributed to the modernization of the public life by means of creating new models for both industrial and…

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Between Arte Sacra and Arte di Stato

This selection shows how the new aesthetic trends influenced the 'Arte Sacra' (Religious Art), central to the sacralisation of Fascist politics and…

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Victories

Two examples of the theme of 'victory', a topos combining the regime's representation in its quest for supremacy together with new forms of aesthetic…

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The Avant-garde within the Arte di Stato

Three mosaics representing the Second Futurism and the arts' general attempt to contribute to the creation of an 'Arte di Stato' (State Art), by…

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The Power of the Arts

These artworks, created for the Palazzo di Giustizia (Milan), exemplify the close relationship between the monumental style of the building and the…

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State Patronage: National Art and the Quandriennali

These images, especially the four exhibition layouts for 'La Rotonda', illustrate the phases of the aesthetical progression of the Fascist regime…

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Designing Modern Space through Public Art

This set of public buildings - encompassing stadia, railway stations and post offices, as well as exhibitions and universities premises - highlights…

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Performancing Fascism

A selection of photographs of the theatrical performances 18 BL and Carri di Tespi, which in the 1930s contributed to generating nation-wide popular…

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State Patronage: The Triennali

A selection of artworks created for the V Triennale di Milano, opened at Palazzo dell'Arte in May 1933, which marked the beginning of muralism as…