Occultism and the metamorphic self in Florentine Futurism
the senses and, thus, remains on the surface.
Not surprisingly, she dismisses art that is sentimental, traditional
and linked to earthly dimensions, and opts for an art that unveils the
mysteries of a universal consciousness. She explains this through nocturnal
images, recalling those used by Ginna in his ‘Il coraggio delle ricerche
dell’occultismo’, which appeared in L’Italia Futurista in May 1917, one
month before her essay was published. As an artist interested in the occult,
Ginna felt compelled to walk at night, following the light of a star.
New artists, for
climate beneficial to his own health and for this reason he and his
wife spent most of their time between 1881 and 1902 in Bordighera.
He and his friends built a house, Casa Coraggio (House of Courage),
which offered a place of respite for any person in need.
There are no records as to why Gore-Booth stayed at Casa
Coraggio. It is most likely that she or her family learnt about
MacDonald’s villa whilst travelling in Italy. Josslyn Gore-Booth speculates that ‘there was some ecclesiastical connection with George
MacDonald’ and the Gore-Booth rector in Manchester
(accessed 12 January 2017).
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Coraggio (eds) Les gauches du XXIe siècle: un dialogue Nord-Sud, Lormont : Le Bord de L’Eau , 67
Georges Didi-Huberman’s The Surviving Image concludes with a quotation drawn from a speech delivered by art historian Aby Warburg to mark the reopening of the German Institute of Art History in Florence in 1927. Warburg completed his paper with the rallying cry: ‘ Si continua – coraggio! – ricominciamo la lettura! ’ (‘To be continued to our next – courage! – Let’s begin the reading again!’). Warburg’s comments led Didi-Huberman to pithily observe, ‘This was his way of saying that in every age, indeed in every moment, art history needs to be reread and begun
precisione e con coraggio?’
‘Per sparare, ha aspettato che Lo Muscio facesse fuoco contro di lui e contro il
collega. Poi ha inseguito il terrorista lasciando tante raffiche dal suo mitra e
sfidando i colpi della Colt special dell’avversario.’
‘Forse la vita di Anna Maria Mantini poteva essere risparmiata e non soltanto per
legittimi motivi di umanità che si impongono in qualsiasi circonstanza, ma anche
perché la giovane poteva fornire elementi utili ad un’inchiesta’.
‘Ai macrogruppi politici si vanno sostituendo microaggregazioni spontanee che
si servono spesso di metodi