Naples, 1936 | Casa Italiana Zerilli / Marimò

Naples, 1936

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 6:30pm
Benedetta, Aeropoetry, Futurism and Fascism
Alfredo Gauro Ambrosi, “Ritratto di Benedetta Cappa.” Oil on canvas, 1934, Jacorossi collection (detail)

A lecture by
Lucia Re, UCLA

Through the analysis of the aeropoem “Volontà e poesia del golfo di Napoli,” which features the arrival of Mussolini in Naples in November 1936, this presentation discusses the relationship between art and politics in the work of Benedetta Cappa Marinetti.