Carlo Carra, (1881-1966) was an Italian painter, a leading figure of the Futurist movement that flourished in Italy during the beginning of the 20th century. In addition to his many paintings, he wrote a number of books concerning art. Wikipedia
Georgio de Chirico: Mystery and Melancholy of a Street. Georgio de Chirico was influenced by Nietzsche's philosophy and Bocklins Symbolist art. He was founder (with Carlo Carra) of Metaphysical Painting.