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, 1871-195853 artworks
Umberto BoccioniItalian, 1882-191630 artworks
David Davidovich BurliukRussian, 1882-196791 artworks
Benedetta Cappa MarinettiItalian, 1897-197710 artworks
Carlo CarrĂ Italian, 1881-196623 artworks
Tullio CraliItalian, 1910-20006 artworks
Fortunato DeperoItalian, 1892-19601 artwork
Natalia GoncharovaRussian, 1881-1962115 artworks
Mikhail Fedorovich LarionovRussian, 1881-196452 artworks
Liubov PopovaRussian, 1889-192475 artworks
Luigi RussoloItalian, 1883-19474 artworks
Gino SeveriniItalian, 1883-196646 artworks
Mario SironiItalian, 1885-196114 artworks
Ardengo SofficiItalian, 1879-19641 artwork
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Man Who Meditates
Mario Sironi

Dancer
Gino Severini

Spring Landscape
Natalia Goncharova

Work
Mario Sironi

Saipan Kiss
David Davidovich Burliuk

The city rises
Umberto Boccioni

Composition
Liubov Popova

Amsterdam
David Davidovich Burliuk

Jewish Venus
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov

Works at Porta Romana
Umberto Boccioni

Primavera
David Davidovich Burliuk

Winter
Natalia Goncharova

Peasants Picking Apples
Natalia Goncharova

Espagnole in White
Natalia Goncharova

Automobile in Corsa
Giacomo Balla

Futurlibecciata
Giacomo Balla

Noon
Carlo CarrĂ 

Flowers on a Veranda
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov

Synthesis of Radio Communications
Benedetta Cappa Marinetti
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
Museum Ludwig - CologneGermany (Cologne)4 artworks
Musee National d'Art Moderne - ParisFrance (Paris)4 artworks
Peggy Guggenheim Collection - VeniceItaly (Venice)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.