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, 1871-195855 artworks
Umberto BoccioniItalian, 1882-191632 artworks
David Davidovich BurliukRussian, 1882-196792 artworks
Benedetta Cappa MarinettiItalian, 1897-197710 artworks
Carlo CarrĂ Italian, 1881-196628 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, 1883-196648 artworks
Mario SironiItalian, 1885-196114 artworks
Ardengo SofficiItalian, 1879-19641 artwork
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Still Life with Mimosa
Natalia Goncharova

Noon
Carlo CarrĂ 

Lilacs
Natalia Goncharova

Harlequin Musicians
Gino Severini

Spring in Montmartre
Gino Severini

Outdoor Portrait
Giacomo Balla

Lady with a Guitar
Liubov Popova

Flowers with Angles
David Davidovich Burliuk

Speeding Motorboat
Benedetta Cappa Marinetti

La signora Virginia
Umberto Boccioni

Peacock
Natalia Goncharova

Futurist Force Field
Giacomo Balla

Dynamism of a man's head
Umberto Boccioni

Fishermen and Boats
David Davidovich Burliuk
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
Tate Modern - LondonUnited Kingdom (London)5 artworks
Italy (Palermo)5 artworks
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian ArtUnited Kingdom (London)5 artworks
Italy (Rovereto)5 artworks
Musee National d'Art Moderne - ParisFrance (Paris)4 artworks
Pinacoteca di Brera - MilanItaly (Milan)4 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.