The Museum of Avant-garde

Armando Mazza

Italy (1884—1964)
After studying in Palermo and in Milan, Mazza moved to Rome, where he met Boccioni, and started acting and participating to Futurist evening gatherings. Back in Milan he founded Comoedia and Il Nuovo Teatro magazines. He left Italy for US and moved to New York, to found there La Nuova Italia, with Ruotolo. After the war he published anti-socialist magazines such as I Nemici d’Italia and Grand’Italia and created futurist poems in ‘parole in libertà’ style and experimented with the opportunities offered by postcard format.