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An invincible red arrow: the Proletariat is invading the city. A work of Luigi Russolo fom the present exhibition ‘Futurisme et Cubisme’ in Centre Pompidou, Paris (till Jan.26).

What strikes me is the arrow ( and the people)’s direction; “looking forward”, is usually represented by a left to right direction in occidental culture ( see most advertisements ).

Perhaps the painter wished to emphasize the obliteration of the hated past or – now, who is thinking that Proletariat has a foible for the Left? :)
On Futurism:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Futurism.

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A lover of visual arts.
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