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, 1871-195852 artworks
Umberto BoccioniItalian, 1882-191630 artworks
David Davidovich BurliukRussian, 1882-196740 artworks
Benedetta Cappa MarinettiItalian, 1897-197710 artworks
Carlo CarràItalian, 1881-196623 artworks
Tullio CraliItalian, 1910-20006 artworks
Fortunato DeperoItalian, 1892-19601 artwork
Natalia GoncharovaRussian, 1881-1962114 artworks
Mikhail Fedorovich LarionovRussian, 1881-196451 artworks
Liubov PopovaRussian, 1889-192475 artworks
Luigi RussoloItalian, 1883-19474 artworks
Gino SeveriniItalian, 1883-196641 artworks
Mario SironiItalian, 1885-196112 artworks
Ardengo SofficiItalian, 1879-19641 artwork
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Flowering Trees
Natalia Goncharova

Roses in a Vase
Natalia Goncharova

Phoenix
Natalia Goncharova

Hermitage
David Davidovich Burliuk

Mother and Son
Carlo Carrà

The Women
Umberto Boccioni

Lights + Sounds of a Night Train
Benedetta Cappa Marinetti

Flowers on a Beach
David Davidovich Burliuk

Still Life - Watermelon
Umberto Boccioni

Sabbath
Natalia Goncharova

Moscow River
David Davidovich Burliuk

Still Life with Magnolias
Natalia Goncharova

Still Life in a Ginger Jug
Natalia Goncharova

Woman with Parrot
Natalia Goncharova

Dahlias
Natalia Goncharova

Dancer
Gino Severini
Top 10 museums with Futurist art
Tretyakov Gallery - MoscowRussian Federation (Moscow)56 artworks
Greece (Stavroupoli)13 artworks
State Russian MuseumRussian Federation (St Petersburg)9 artworks
Museum of Modern Art - New YorkUnited States (New York City)9 artworks
Italy (Palermo)5 artworks
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian ArtUnited Kingdom (London)5 artworks
Musee National d'Art Moderne - ParisFrance (Paris)4 artworks
Museum Ludwig - CologneGermany (Cologne)4 artworks
Italy (Rovereto)3 artworks
Civica Galleria d'Arte Moderna - MilanItaly (Milan)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.