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

Still LIfe with Pears, Flowers and Cactus
Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov

Young Lady
Natalia Goncharova

Fishing Station, Sarasota, Florida
David Davidovich Burliuk

Modern Idol
Umberto Boccioni

Flowers on a Beach
David Davidovich Burliuk

Lilacs
Natalia Goncharova

Untitled
David Davidovich Burliuk

Glass and Syphon
Umberto Boccioni

Winter
Natalia Goncharova

Cyclist
Umberto Boccioni

Cubo Futurist Icon
Natalia Goncharova

Spanish Woman
Natalia Goncharova

Materia
Umberto Boccioni

Irises
Natalia Goncharova

Automobile in Corsa
Giacomo Balla
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.