(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, 1882-191645 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, 1892-19602 artworks
Natalia GoncharovaRussian, 1881-1962130 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

Buy My Fish, Smiling Dish
David Davidovich Burliuk

Traveling Woman
Liubov Popova

Still Life
Gino Severini

David Davidovich Burliuk

Gino Severini

The Grocery Store
Liubov Popova

Streamlines Futur
Giacomo Balla

The Bus
Gino Severini

Girl from Olevano
Gino Severini

Lights + Sounds of a Night Train
Benedetta Cappa Marinetti

Speeding Motorboat
Benedetta Cappa Marinetti

Deliciae Populi
Gino Severini

Crucifixion (study)
Natalia Goncharova

Self Portrait in a Turban
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov

Two Russian Maidens
Natalia Goncharova

Animate Life
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov
Top 10 museums with Futurist art
Tretyakov Gallery - MoscowRussian Federation (Moscow)57 artworks
Museum of Modern Art - New YorkUnited States (New York City)16 artworks
Greece (Stavroupoli)13 artworks
State Russian MuseumRussian Federation (St Petersburg)9 artworks
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian ArtUnited Kingdom (London)6 artworks
Pinacoteca di Brera - MilanItaly (Milan)5 artworks
Centre Pompidou - ParisFrance (Paris)5 artworks
Italy (Palermo)5 artworks
Tate Modern - LondonUnited Kingdom (London)5 artworks
Italy (Rovereto)5 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.