Umberto Boccioni, ‘Unique forms of continuity in space’, 1913 (cast in 1972), Kröller-Müller Museum
Umberto Boccioni, ‘Unique forms of continuity in space’, 1913 (cast in 1972), Kröller-Müller Museum
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Unique forms of continuity in space, 1913 (cast in 1972)

Bronze
46 1/10 × 12 × 34 2/5 in
117 × 30.5 × 87.5 cm
Permanent collection
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Kröller-Müller Museum
Otterlo
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New aesthetic
Speed and movement are the main themes of the Italian futurists. They regard the …

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New aesthetic
Speed and movement are the main themes of the Italian futurists. They regard the classical marble or bronze sculpture as entirely inappropriate for expressing the modern world and its dynamism. Thus, the aesthetics of traditional art and culture need to be replaced by the ‘new beauty’ of contemporary …

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Umberto Boccioni
Italian, 1882–1916
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Futurist painter and sculptor Umberto Boccioni sought to infuse art with the speed, power and …

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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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Umberto Boccioni, ‘Unique forms of continuity in space’, 1913 (cast in 1972), Kröller-Müller Museum
Umberto Boccioni, ‘Unique forms of continuity in space’, 1913 (cast in 1972), Kröller-Müller Museum
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About the work
Kröller-Müller Museum
Otterlo
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New aesthetic
Speed and movement are the main themes of the Italian futurists. They regard the …

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New aesthetic
Speed and movement are the main themes of the Italian futurists. They regard the classical marble or bronze sculpture as entirely inappropriate for expressing the modern world and its dynamism. Thus, the aesthetics of traditional art and culture need to be replaced by the ‘new beauty’ of contemporary …

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Umberto Boccioni
Italian, 1882–1916
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Futurist painter and sculptor Umberto Boccioni sought to infuse art with the speed, power and …

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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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Unique forms of continuity in space, 1913 (cast in 1972)

Bronze
46 1/10 × 12 × 34 2/5 in
117 × 30.5 × 87.5 cm
Permanent collection