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, 1871-195848 artworks
Umberto BoccioniItalian, 1882-191628 artworks
David Davidovich BurliukRussian, 1882-196726 artworks
Benedetta Cappa MarinettiItalian, 1897-197710 artworks
Carlo CarrĂ Italian, 1881-196621 artworks
Tullio CraliItalian, 1910-20006 artworks
Fortunato DeperoItalian, 1892-19601 artwork
Natalia GoncharovaRussian, 1881-1962105 artworks
Mikhail Fedorovich LarionovRussian, 1881-196416 artworks
Liubov PopovaRussian, 1889-19244 artworks
Luigi RussoloItalian, 1883-19474 artworks
Gino SeveriniItalian, 1883-196626 artworks
Mario SironiItalian, 1885-19618 artworks
Ardengo SofficiItalian, 1879-19641 artwork
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Tea Time
David Davidovich Burliuk

Animate Life
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov

Phoenix
Natalia Goncharova

Composition
Natalia Goncharova

Portrait
David Davidovich Burliuk

The Milliner
Gino Severini

Still Life with Flowers
Natalia Goncharova

Factory (study)
Natalia Goncharova

Linee andamentali
Giacomo Balla

Spanish Woman
Natalia Goncharova

L'Europe malade
Gino Severini

gouache study FUTUR
Giacomo Balla

Nude with a Mirror
Mario Sironi

Sunny Landscape
Natalia Goncharova

Volo condiviso
Tullio Crali

Flowers
Natalia Goncharova

Afternoon in October
Carlo CarrĂ 
Top 10 museums with Futurist art
Tretyakov Gallery - MoscowRussian Federation (Moscow)23 artworks
Museum of Modern Art - New YorkUnited States (New York City)6 artworks
Italy (Palermo)5 artworks
State Russian MuseumRussian Federation (St Petersburg)4 artworks
Musee National d'Art Moderne - ParisFrance (Paris)4 artworks
Pinacoteca di Brera - MilanItaly (Milan)3 artworks
Italy (Rovereto)3 artworks
Peggy Guggenheim Collection - VeniceItaly (Venice)3 artworks
Civica Galleria d'Arte Moderna - MilanItaly (Milan)3 artworks
Tate Modern - LondonUnited Kingdom (London)2 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.