(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, 1871-195849 artworks
Umberto BoccioniItalian, 1882-191630 artworks
David Davidovich BurliukRussian, 1882-196733 artworks
Benedetta Cappa MarinettiItalian, 1897-197710 artworks
Carlo CarràItalian, 1881-196621 artworks
Tullio CraliItalian, 1910-20006 artworks
Fortunato DeperoItalian, 1892-19601 artwork
Natalia GoncharovaRussian, 1881-1962112 artworks
Mikhail Fedorovich LarionovRussian, 1881-196451 artworks
Liubov PopovaRussian, 1889-192475 artworks
Luigi RussoloItalian, 1883-19474 artworks
Gino SeveriniItalian, 1883-196634 artworks
Mario SironiItalian, 1885-19618 artworks
Ardengo SofficiItalian, 1879-19641 artwork
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Woman with Parrot (study)
Natalia Goncharova

Liubov Popova

Landscape on Long Island
David Davidovich Burliuk

Dynamism of a man's head
Umberto Boccioni

Speeding Motorboat
Benedetta Cappa Marinetti

Flowers on a Beach
David Davidovich Burliuk

Natalia Goncharova

Natalia Goncharova

Sunny Landscape
Natalia Goncharova

Still Life with Pineapple
Natalia Goncharova

Still Life with Bird
Gino Severini

Umberto Boccioni

Gino Severini

Natalia Goncharova

Peasants and Horse
David Davidovich Burliuk

Air Attack
Tullio Crali

Autumn Twilight
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov
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
Tate Modern - LondonUnited Kingdom (London)4 artworks
Museum Ludwig - CologneGermany (Cologne)4 artworks
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art - EdinburghUnited Kingdom (Edinburgh)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.