Morasso, Mario

Name: Morasso, Mario
Gender: male
Birth: 1871 Genova
Death: 1938
Description: As journalist, political and literary writer, Morasso collaborated with some of the most renowned magazines and journals of that time, including "Gazzetta di Venezia", "Illustrazione Italiana", "Il Campo" and "Il Marzocco". Considered as precursor of the Futurism movement, he strongly supported the myth of the car and its relevance for modern esthetics. Among his works, "Uomini e idee del domani (l'egoarchia)" (1898), "L'imperialismo artistico" (1903) and "La nuova arma" (1905) covered a decisive role among the Futurists.
Places: Plus Genova