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, 1871-195853 artworks
Umberto BoccioniItalian, 1882-191630 artworks
David Davidovich BurliukRussian, 1882-196791 artworks
Benedetta Cappa MarinettiItalian, 1897-197710 artworks
Carlo CarrĂ Italian, 1881-196623 artworks
Tullio CraliItalian, 1910-20006 artworks
Fortunato DeperoItalian, 1892-19601 artwork
Natalia GoncharovaRussian, 1881-1962115 artworks
Mikhail Fedorovich LarionovRussian, 1881-196452 artworks
Liubov PopovaRussian, 1889-192475 artworks
Luigi RussoloItalian, 1883-19474 artworks
Gino SeveriniItalian, 1883-196646 artworks
Mario SironiItalian, 1885-196114 artworks
Ardengo SofficiItalian, 1879-19641 artwork
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

photo portrait
Giacomo Balla

Noon
Carlo CarrĂ 

Composition
Liubov Popova

Speeding Motorboat
Benedetta Cappa Marinetti

Fishermen
David Davidovich Burliuk

Cockerel
Natalia Goncharova

Portrait of A.V. Fonvizin
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov

Cherry Blossoms in a Vase
Natalia Goncharova

Magnolias
Natalia Goncharova

Chinese Still-life
Natalia Goncharova

Speeding Automobile
Giacomo Balla

Landscape
David Davidovich Burliuk

Enchanted Forest
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov

Cat on a Chair
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov

Irises
Natalia Goncharova

Deliciae Populi
Gino Severini
Top 10 museums with Futurist art
Tretyakov Gallery - MoscowRussian Federation (Moscow)56 artworks
Greece (Stavroupoli)13 artworks
State Russian MuseumRussian Federation (St Petersburg)9 artworks
Museum of Modern Art - New YorkUnited States (New York City)9 artworks
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian ArtUnited Kingdom (London)5 artworks
Italy (Palermo)5 artworks
Museum Ludwig - CologneGermany (Cologne)4 artworks
Musee National d'Art Moderne - ParisFrance (Paris)4 artworks
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art - EdinburghUnited Kingdom (Edinburgh)3 artworks
Peggy Guggenheim Collection - VeniceItaly (Venice)3 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.