Futurism
(An artistic movement)

This movement is a subcategory of Expressionism

Dates: 1909-1944

Italian movement, which also spread to Russia. Both groups tried to urge the modernisation of their archaic country by glorifying technology, speed, machinery and even violence. These ideas led some futurists to support Fascism.

People associated with this movement
Giacomo BallaItalian, 1871-195859 artworks
Umberto BoccioniItalian, 1882-191632 artworks
David Davidovich BurliukRussian, 1882-196793 artworks
Benedetta Cappa MarinettiItalian, 1897-197710 artworks
Carlo CarrĂ Italian, 1881-196628 artworks
Tullio CraliItalian, 1910-20006 artworks
Fortunato DeperoItalian, 1892-19601 artwork
Natalia GoncharovaRussian, 1881-1962126 artworks
Mikhail Fedorovich LarionovRussian, 1881-196452 artworks
Liubov PopovaRussian, 1889-192475 artworks
Luigi RussoloItalian, 1883-19474 artworks
Gino SeveriniItalian, 1883-196648 artworks
Mario SironiItalian, 1885-196114 artworks
Ardengo SofficiItalian, 1879-19641 artwork
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Still Life with Flowers
Natalia Goncharova

Thistle
Natalia Goncharova

Gardening
Natalia Goncharova

Composition
Liubov Popova

Landscape 1913
Giacomo Balla

Russian Cottage
Natalia Goncharova

Village Houses
David Davidovich Burliuk

Portrait of Larianov
Natalia Goncharova

Peacock
Natalia Goncharova

Palma Majorca, Spain
David Davidovich Burliuk

The Galleria in Milan
Carlo CarrĂ 

Portrait of a Lady
Giacomo Balla

Autumn Twilight
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov

Composition
Mario Sironi
Top 10 museums with Futurist art
Tretyakov Gallery - MoscowRussian Federation (Moscow)56 artworks
Greece (Stavroupoli)13 artworks
Museum of Modern Art - New YorkUnited States (New York City)12 artworks
State Russian MuseumRussian Federation (St Petersburg)9 artworks
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian ArtUnited Kingdom (London)5 artworks
Italy (Palermo)5 artworks
Centre Pompidou - ParisFrance (Paris)5 artworks
Tate Modern - LondonUnited Kingdom (London)5 artworks
Italy (Rovereto)5 artworks
Civica Galleria d'Arte Moderna - MilanItaly (Milan)4 artworks
Important dates
Founding date:  1909
Why 1909?: Publishing of the 'Futurist Manifesto' by Italian poet Marinetti.

End date:  1944
Why 1944?: The fall of Fascism and the death of Marinetti in 1944 put an end to Futurism in Italy. In Russia the movement ended when Stalin took power.