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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

Umberto Boccioni, 1912
The Birth of Venus, Odilon Redon

The Birth of Venus

Odilon Redon, 1912
The Blue Ship, Sigrid Hjertén

The Blue Ship

Sigrid Hjertén, 1912
The Last Angel, Nicholas Roerich

The Last Angel

Nicholas Roerich, 1912
The Passage from Virgin to Bride, Marcel Duchamp

The Passage from Virgin to Bride

Marcel Duchamp, 1912
The Rider, Jean Metzinger

The Rider

Jean Metzinger, 1911-1912
The Smokers, Fernand Henri Léger

The Smokers

Fernand Henri Léger, 1911-1912
The Three Sisters, Élisabeth Chaplin

The Three Sisters

Élisabeth Chaplin, 1912
Totem Poles, Kitseukla, Emily Carr

Totem Poles, Kitseukla

Emily Carr, 1912
Tsesarevich Egg, Peter Carl Fabergé

Tsesarevich Egg

Peter Carl Fabergé, 1912
Umah, Richard Teschner


Richard Teschner, 1912
War Canoe, Alert Bay, Emily Carr

War Canoe, Alert Bay

Emily Carr, 1912
War Canoes, Alert Bay, Emily Carr

War Canoes, Alert Bay

Emily Carr, 1912
Woman with a Fan, 1912, Jean Metzinger

Woman with a Fan, 1912

Jean Metzinger, 1912
Antigraceful, Umberto Boccioni


Umberto Boccioni, 1913
Berlin Series No. 1, Marsden Hartley

Berlin Series No. 1

Marsden Hartley, 1913
Berlin Series No. 3, Marsden Hartley

Berlin Series No. 3

Marsden Hartley, 1913
Bicycle Wheel, Marcel Duchamp

Bicycle Wheel

Marcel Duchamp, 1913
Cleaning Fish, George Bellows

Cleaning Fish

George Bellows, 1913
Composition 6, Wassily Kandinsky

Composition 6

Wassily Kandinsky, 1913
Composition 7, Wassily Kandinsky

Composition 7

Wassily Kandinsky, 1913
Composition in Blue Gray and Pink, Piet Mondrian

Composition in Blue Gray and Pink

Piet Mondrian, 1913
Composition in Grey Blue, Piet Mondrian

Composition in Grey Blue

Piet Mondrian, 1912-1913
Composition No. 3, Piet Mondrian

Composition No. 3

Piet Mondrian, 1912-1913
Composition with Figures, Liubov Popova

Composition with Figures

Liubov Popova, 1913
Dynamism of a Soccer Player, Umberto Boccioni

Dynamism of a Soccer Player

Umberto Boccioni, 1913
Enduring Ornament, Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

Enduring Ornament

Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, 1913
Femme debout à la capeline, Marie Laurencin

Femme debout à la capeline

Marie Laurencin, 1913
Football Players, Albert Gleizes

Football Players

Albert Gleizes, 1912-1913
Forest, Natalia Goncharova


Natalia Goncharova, 1913

In this city of the generous, all are chivalrous

From a Paris Window–High

Marsden Hartley, 1913
House + Light + Sky Movement, Luigi Russolo

House + Light + Sky Movement

Luigi Russolo, 1913
Illustration for Souz Molodyozhi, Olga Rozanova

Illustration for Souz Molodyozhi

Olga Rozanova, 1913
Illustration for Souz Molodyozhi, Olga Rozanova

Illustration for Souz Molodyozhi

Olga Rozanova, 1913
Industrial Building with Corner Tower, Antonio Sant'Elia

Industrial Building with Corner Tower

Antonio Sant'Elia, 1913
Luigi Russolo, Ugo Piatti and the Intonarumori, Luigi Russolo

Luigi Russolo, Ugo Piatti and the Intonarumori

Luigi Russolo, 1913
Man in a Hammock, Albert Gleizes

Man in a Hammock

Albert Gleizes, 1913
Man on the Street (Analysis of Volumes), Olga Rozanova

Man on the Street (Analysis of Volumes)

Olga Rozanova, 1913
Man with a Pipe, Jean Metzinger

Man with a Pipe

Jean Metzinger, 1913
Martigues, André Derain


André Derain, 1913
Mlle Pogany, Version 1, Constantin Brancusi

Mlle Pogany, Version 1

Constantin Brancusi, 1913
Moroccan Man, José Tapiro y Baro

Moroccan Man

José Tapiro y Baro, 1913
Mrs Ane Brøndum in the blue room, Anna Ancher

Mrs Ane Brøndum in the blue room

Anna Ancher, 1913
Natural Magic, Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale

Natural Magic

Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale, c. 1913
Nude, Marc Chagall


Marc Chagall, 1913
Nude Model in the Studio, Fernand Henri Léger

Nude Model in the Studio

Fernand Henri Léger, 1912-1913
Berlin Series No. 48, Marsden Hartley

Berlin Series No. 48

Marsden Hartley, 1913
Paths of Movement + Dynamic Sequences, Giacomo Balla

Paths of Movement + Dynamic Sequences

Giacomo Balla, 1913
Peasants Gathering Grapes, Natalia Goncharova

Peasants Gathering Grapes

Natalia Goncharova, 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

Umberto Boccioni, 1913
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