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, 1881-196292 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

Paesaggio
Giacomo Balla

Self-Portrait
Giacomo Balla

Synthesis of Marine Communications
Benedetta Cappa Marinetti

Sailboats
Carlo CarrĂ 

Sibirskay Flotilla
David Davidovich Burliuk

Spanish Costume
Natalia Goncharova

Woodcutters
Natalia Goncharova

Work
Mario Sironi

The city rises
Umberto Boccioni

Orange Vendor, Spain
Natalia Goncharova

Sketch for Soleil de Nuit
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov

Roses in a Vase
Natalia Goncharova

The Drinker
Umberto Boccioni

Riot
Umberto Boccioni

Volo condiviso
Tullio Crali

Flags for the altar
Giacomo Balla

Emptiness
Natalia Goncharova
Top 10 museums with Futurist art
Tretyakov Gallery - MoscowRussian Federation (Moscow)11 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.