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, 1882-191629 artworks
David Davidovich BurliukRussian, 1882-196732 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, 1881-196451 artworks
Liubov PopovaRussian, 1889-192475 artworks
Luigi RussoloItalian, 1883-19474 artworks
Gino SeveriniItalian, 1883-196633 artworks
Mario SironiItalian, 1885-19618 artworks
Ardengo SofficiItalian, 1879-19641 artwork
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Composition
Mario Sironi

Sheep Shearing
Natalia Goncharova

Cubist Cityscape
Liubov Popova

Maya
Natalia Goncharova

Flowers and Shells by the Sea
David Davidovich Burliuk

Mother and Son
Carlo Carrà

The Peacock
Natalia Goncharova

Woman with Anfora
Mario Sironi

Two Musicians
Gino Severini

Flowers in a Glass
Natalia Goncharova

Washing the Linen
Natalia Goncharova

Composition
Liubov Popova

Outdoor Portrait
Giacomo Balla

Soccer
Umberto Boccioni

Glass and Syphon
Umberto Boccioni
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
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian ArtUnited Kingdom (London)5 artworks
Italy (Palermo)5 artworks
Museum Ludwig - CologneGermany (Cologne)4 artworks
Musee National d'Art Moderne - ParisFrance (Paris)4 artworks
Peggy Guggenheim Collection - VeniceItaly (Venice)3 artworks
Pinacoteca di Brera - 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.