Umberto Boccioni
Italian, 1882-1916
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
The Power of the Avant-Garde,
Centre for Fine Arts (BOZAR)
Jewel City: Art from San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition,
de Young Museum
Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe,
Guggenheim Museum

Futurist painter and sculptor Umberto Boccioni sought to infuse art with the speed, power and dynamism of the machine age, proclaiming in the Manifesto of Futurist Painters (1910): “Let us fling open the figure and let it incorporate within itself whatever may surround it.” In Unique Forms of Continuity in Space

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