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, 1882-196726 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, 1881-196292 artworks
Mikhail Fedorovich LarionovRussian, 1881-196416 artworks
Liubov PopovaRussian, 1889-19244 artworks
Luigi RussoloItalian, 1883-19474 artworks
Gino SeveriniItalian, 1883-196626 artworks
Mario SironiItalian, 1885-19618 artworks
Ardengo SofficiItalian, 1879-19641 artwork
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Portrait
David Davidovich Burliuk

Peacock
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov

Irises
Natalia Goncharova

Woman with Parrot
Natalia Goncharova

Simultaneous Visions
Umberto Boccioni

Landscape 1913
Giacomo Balla

Venus of the Boulevards
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov

Landscape
Umberto Boccioni

Composition
Mario Sironi

Flowering Trees
Natalia Goncharova

Synthesis of Marine Communications
Benedetta Cappa Marinetti

Cherry Blossoms in a Vase
Natalia Goncharova

Autumn in the Park
Natalia Goncharova

Flashes
Luigi Russolo

Lilacs
Natalia Goncharova

Portrait of Larianov
Natalia Goncharova

The Rowan Tree
Natalia Goncharova

Paesaggio
Giacomo Balla

Female Nude
Mario Sironi
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.