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, 1882-196727 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, 1881-1962106 artworks
Mikhail Fedorovich LarionovRussian, 1881-196418 artworks
Liubov PopovaRussian, 1889-192474 artworks
Luigi RussoloItalian, 1883-19474 artworks
Gino SeveriniItalian, 1883-196627 artworks
Mario SironiItalian, 1885-19618 artworks
Ardengo SofficiItalian, 1879-19641 artwork
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Young Man with a Goatee
Natalia Goncharova

Venus of the Boulevards
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov

Spanish Woman
Natalia Goncharova

Seated Female Nude
Liubov Popova

Football Game
Carlo CarrĂ 

Fishing
Natalia Goncharova

The Women
Umberto Boccioni

Self-Portrait
Giacomo Balla

Lilies
Natalia Goncharova

Untitled
Liubov Popova

Peasants Dancing
Natalia Goncharova

Fishermen and Boats
David Davidovich Burliuk

Still Life with a Tiger
Natalia Goncharova

Still Life with Mimosa
Natalia Goncharova

Russian Sleigh Ride No. II
David Davidovich Burliuk
Top 10 museums with Futurist art
Tretyakov Gallery - MoscowRussian Federation (Moscow)42 artworks
Greece (Stavroupoli)13 artworks
Museum of Modern Art - New YorkUnited States (New York City)9 artworks
State Russian MuseumRussian Federation (St Petersburg)8 artworks
Italy (Palermo)5 artworks
Musee National d'Art Moderne - ParisFrance (Paris)4 artworks
Museum Ludwig - CologneGermany (Cologne)4 artworks
Civica Galleria d'Arte Moderna - MilanItaly (Milan)3 artworks
Pinacoteca di Brera - MilanItaly (Milan)3 artworks
Italy (Rovereto)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.