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, 1871-195855 artworks
Umberto BoccioniItalian, 1882-191630 artworks
David Davidovich BurliukRussian, 1882-196792 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, 1881-1962115 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

Washing the Linen
Natalia Goncharova

Spanish Woman
Natalia Goncharova

Irises
Natalia Goncharova

Still Life with Mimosa
Natalia Goncharova

Viktor Palmov
David Davidovich Burliuk

Still Life
Gino Severini

Composition
Natalia Goncharova

Landscape
Umberto Boccioni

Dancer
Gino Severini

Man into Space
Gino Severini

Peaks Burned with Loneliness
Benedetta Cappa Marinetti

Espagnole
Natalia Goncharova

Nude with a Mirror
Mario Sironi

Café de Nuit
David Davidovich Burliuk

Peacocks
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov

House under construction
Umberto Boccioni

Roses in a Vase
Natalia Goncharova
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
Italy (Palermo)5 artworks
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian ArtUnited Kingdom (London)5 artworks
Italy (Rovereto)5 artworks
Tate Modern - LondonUnited Kingdom (London)4 artworks
Musee National d'Art Moderne - ParisFrance (Paris)4 artworks
Pinacoteca di Brera - 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.