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Umberto Boccioni1882 — 1916

Why can’t I stop painting my mother?

Why can’t I stop painting my mother?

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The Mother

The Mother

1909
Riot in the Galleria

Riot in the Galleria

1909
Three Women

Three Women

1910
Self Portrait

Self Portrait

1910
Young Woman Reading (Ines)

Young Woman Reading (Ines)

1909-1910
The City Rises

The City Rises

1910

We will declare war on all artists and institutions which insist a façade of false modernity...they are ensnared by tradition, academicism and nauseating cerebral laziness.

Manifesto of the Futurist Painters

1910

The motor bus rushes into the houses, and the houses throw themselves on the motor bus. The construction of pictures has hitherto been foolishly traditional.

Technical Manifesto of Futurist Painting

1910
The Laugh

The Laugh

1911
The Riot

The Riot

1911
States of Mind I: The Farewells

States of Mind I: The Farewells

1911
States of Mind II: Those Who Go

States of Mind II: Those Who Go

1911
States of Mind III: Those Who Stay

States of Mind III: Those Who Stay

1911
Sketch for States of Mind: The Farewells

Sketch for States of Mind: The Farewells

1911
Sketch for States of Mind: Those Who Go

Sketch for States of Mind: Those Who Go

1911
Sketch for States of Mind: Those Who Stay

Sketch for States of Mind: Those Who Stay

1911
Development of a Bottle in Space

Development of a Bottle in Space

1911

How can generations of sculptors can continue to construct dummies without asking why the exhibition halls of sculpture have become reservoirs of boredom and nausea?

Technical Manifesto of Futurist Sculpture

1912
Materia

Materia

1912
Simultaneous Visions

Simultaneous Visions

1912
Horizontal Volumes

Horizontal Volumes

1912
Antigraceful

Antigraceful

1913
Unique Forms of Continuity in Space

Unique Forms of Continuity in Space

1913

It is the creation of a new form which expresses the relativity between weight and expansion, between rotation and revolution; here, in fact, we have life itself caught in a form which life has created in its infinite succession of events.

Plastic Dynamism

1913
Dynamism of a Soccer Player

Dynamism of a Soccer Player

1913
The Street Pavers

The Street Pavers

1914
The Artist's Mother

The Artist's Mother

1915
1801
The architect of invisible cities
Wenzel Hablik
An argument for consistency
Carlo Carrà
Picasso's better half
Georges Braque
Rhythm and dynamic movement
Aleksandra Ekster
An orphan talks to angels
Madge Gill
2000

The artists of Futurism

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