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, 1882-191629 artworks
David Davidovich BurliukRussian, 1882-196732 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, 1881-1962106 artworks
Mikhail Fedorovich LarionovRussian, 1881-196418 artworks
Liubov PopovaRussian, 1889-192474 artworks
Luigi RussoloItalian, 1883-19474 artworks
Gino SeveriniItalian, 1883-196628 artworks
Mario SironiItalian, 1885-19618 artworks
Ardengo SofficiItalian, 1879-19641 artwork
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Sibirskay Flotilla
David Davidovich Burliuk

Lilies
Natalia Goncharova

gouache study FUTUR
Giacomo Balla

Fish
Natalia Goncharova

Flowering Trees
Natalia Goncharova

Landscape
David Davidovich Burliuk

Femme Cubist (study)
Natalia Goncharova

Nudo Simultaneo
Umberto Boccioni

Horizontal Volumes
Umberto Boccioni

Still Life with Mimosa
Natalia Goncharova

Orange Vendor, Spain
Natalia Goncharova

A Pine near the Sea
Carlo CarrĂ 

The Spell Is Broken
Giacomo Balla
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
Pinacoteca di Brera - MilanItaly (Milan)3 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.