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The Greatest Works of Famous Futuristic Art

Updated October 1, 2020 10 votes 6 voters 5.4k views9 items

List of famous Futurism artwork, listed alphabetically with photos when available. The Futurism movement was an awakening in the world of art, producing new types of paintings and sculptures that the world had never seen before. This is a list of the most popular Futurism art pieces, so art enthusiasts will likely recognize the names of the famous artists who created these pieces. These renowned pieces of Futurism artwork are showcased in museums all over the world, so if you can't afford an expensive vacation then this list is a great substitute for seeing fine Futurism art. In the chance that pictures of these historic Futurism works of art aren't available, you can click on the name of the piece for more information.

List below includes Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2, Abstract Speed + Sound and more pieces.

If you want to know, "What is Futurism art?" or "What are examples of Futurism art?" then this list will answer your questions.
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    Bird in Space is a series of sculptures by Romanian sculptor Constantin Brâncuși. The original work was created in 1923. It was sold in 2005 for $27.5 million, at the time a record price for a sculpture sold in an auction. The original title in Romanian is Pasărea în văzduh....  more
    • Artist: Constantin Brâncuși
    • Subject: Flight
    • Art Form: Sculpture
    • Period / Movement: Futurism
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    The Funeral of the Anarchist Galli

    The Funeral of the Anarchist Galli is a painting by Italian painter Carlo Carrà. It was finished in 1911, during the artist's futurist phase. It currently resides in New York City's Museum of Modern Art. The subject of the work is the funeral of Italian anarchist Angelo Galli, killed by police during a general strike in 1904. The Italian State feared that the funeral would become a de facto political demonstration and refused the mourning anarchists entrance into the cemetery itself. When anarchists resisted, the police responded with force and a violent scuffle ensued. Carlo Carrà was present. His work embodies the tension and chaos of the scene: the movement of the bodies, the clashing of...  more
    • Artist: Carlo Carrà
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Futurism
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    Dynamism of a Soccer Player (1913) is a painting by Italian artist Umberto Boccioni....  more
    • Artist: Umberto Boccioni
    • Subject: Footballer
    • Genres (Art): Abstract art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Futurism
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  • Abstract Speed + Sound (1913-1914) is a painting by Italian artist Giacomo Balla....  more
    • Artist: Giacomo Balla
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Futurism
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