Kinetic Art

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"The Twister Star Huge" by artist Lyman Whitaker, a type of Whirligig

Kinetic art is depiction of motion in art objects. Kinetic art is a term that today most often refers to three-dimensional sculptures. Manifesto of Futurism written by the Italian poet Filippo Tommaso Marinetti and published in 1909 was first document who emphasized the need of speed, changes.

Kinetic art originated in the 20-30s of the XX century. Experiments in creating dynamic plastics are found in futurism, Dadaism, Bauhaus and Russian constructivism.