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, 1889-192474 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

Girl from Olevano
Gino Severini

Speeding Automobile
Giacomo Balla

Palma Majorca, Spain
David Davidovich Burliuk

Peasants Picking Apples
Natalia Goncharova

The Virgin
Natalia Goncharova

Works at Porta Romana
Umberto Boccioni

Paesaggio
Giacomo Balla

L'antigrazioso
Umberto Boccioni

Landscape 1913
Giacomo Balla

Femme Cubist (study)
Natalia Goncharova

futurist posters
Giacomo Balla

The Rowan Tree
Natalia Goncharova

Venus of the Boulevards
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov

Autumn Bouquet
Natalia Goncharova

Phoenix
Natalia Goncharova

Peasants Dancing
Natalia Goncharova
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.