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Famous Futurism Artwork

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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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Simultaneous Visions is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Futurism Artwork
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Simultaneous Visions

Simultaneous Visions (1911-1912) is a painting by Italian Futurist artist Umberto Boccioni. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Umberto Boccioni

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Futurism

The Funeral is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Futurism Artwork
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The Funeral is a painting by the German Expressionist artist George Grosz, completed between 1917 and 1918. The work combines elements of Futurism and Cubism to show a funeral procession in a modern urban city, as an infernal abyss populated by twisted and grotesque attendants. The painting is dedicated to the German psychiatrist and avant-garde writer Oskar Panizza, noted for his play Liebeskonzil, which draws on the first historically documented outbreak of syphilis and depicts God the Father as a senile old man. Although Panizza's works, in which he rejected all militarism and religious authority, were deemed blasphemous by both the Church and government of Emperor Wilhelm II, they were ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: George Grosz

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Futurism, Cubism

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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 on Wikipedia

Artist: Carlo Carrà

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Futurism

The Street Pavers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Futurism Artwork
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The Street Pavers (1914) is a painting by Italian Futurist artist Umberto Boccioni. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Umberto Boccioni

Subject: Bricklayer

Genres (Art): Abstract art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Futurism