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, 1882-191628 artworks
David Davidovich BurliukRussian, 1882-196727 artworks
Benedetta Cappa MarinettiItalian, 1897-197710 artworks
Carlo CarràItalian, 1881-196621 artworks
Tullio CraliItalian, 1910-20006 artworks
Fortunato DeperoItalian, 1892-19601 artwork
Natalia GoncharovaRussian, 1881-1962106 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

Cat on a Chair
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov

The Milliner
Gino Severini

The Smoker
Natalia Goncharova

Self-Portrait
Giacomo Balla

Still Life with Pineapple
Natalia Goncharova

Sunny Landscape
Natalia Goncharova

Outdoor Portrait
Giacomo Balla

Still Life
Liubov Popova

Nude with a Mirror
Mario Sironi

Dynamism of a biker
Umberto Boccioni

Sketch for Soleil de Nuit
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov

Sailor
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov
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.