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, 1871-195847 artworks
Umberto BoccioniItalian, 1882-191628 artworks
David Davidovich BurliukRussian, 1882-196726 artworks
Benedetta Cappa MarinettiItalian, 1897-197710 artworks
Carlo CarràItalian, 1881-19669 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

Sketch for Soleil de Nuit
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov

Palma Majorca, Spain
David Davidovich Burliuk

Sibirskay Flotilla
David Davidovich Burliuk

Woman with Watering Can
David Davidovich Burliuk

Dahlias
Natalia Goncharova

Nudo Simultaneo
Umberto Boccioni

Fishing
Natalia Goncharova

Landscape
Umberto Boccioni

Flowers by the Seashore
David Davidovich Burliuk

Still Life
Natalia Goncharova

Roses in a Vase
Natalia Goncharova

Mask
Natalia Goncharova

Still Life with Mimosa
Natalia Goncharova

Still LIfe with Pears, Flowers and Cactus
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov

Spanish Women
Natalia Goncharova

Fish
Natalia Goncharova
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.