Umberto Boccioni: Three Women (1909–10)

Who Is Umberto Boccioni? Umberto Boccioni was an influential Italian painter and sculptor who helped shape the revolutionary aesthetic of the Futurism movement despite his death at the age of thirty-three during WW1. The three women in this portrait are Boccioni’s mother, sister, and long time lover. Read More Umberto Boccioni at wikiwand See More…

Umberto Boccioni: The Street Pavers (1914)

Boccioni was a member of the Futurists, a group of Italian artists who announced their existence in 1909 with a manifesto published on the front page of the French paper, Le Figaro. The group called for the abandonment of the past in favor of modern life and aimed to represent the metropolis in “multicolored and…