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1882-1916

Italian Futurist Painter

Umberto Boccioni was an Italian painter and sculptor who was one of the leading figures of Futurism, a modernist movement that sought to break with tradition and celebrate the machine age and urbanization. He was born on October 19, 1882 in Reggio Calabria, Italy, and grew up in Catania, Sicily. Boccioni initially trained as a painter in Milan, but later became interested in sculpture and worked with other Futurist artists such as Giacomo Balla and Gino Severini.

In 1910, Boccioni and other Futurist artists published the "Manifesto of Futurism," which called for an art that embraced the dynamism and energy of modern life. Boccioni's works from this period, such as "The Street Enters the House" and "Unique Forms of Continuity in Space," are characterized by their use of dynamic lines, overlapping planes, and multiple viewpoints to convey the feeling of movement and change.

In 1914, Boccioni joined the Italian army and fought in World War I. He was drafted into the infantry and was seriously injured in 1916. After being discharged, he returned to Italy and continued to work on his Futurist paintings and sculptures. Boccioni died on August 17, 1916, at the age of 33, when he fell off his horse during a cavalry exercise.

Boccioni's early works were influenced by Divisionism and Post-Impressionism, and he was particularly drawn to the work of Vincent van Gogh and Paul Cezanne.

In addition to his paintings and sculptures, Boccioni was also involved in the development of Futurist theater and wrote several essays on the Futurist movement, including "Technical Manifesto of Futurist Sculpture" and "Futurist Painting: Technical Manifesto."

Boccioni's futurist works sought to capture the sense of movement and change in modern life and challenged traditional notions of form and space. He used new materials, such as plastic and iron, to create works that reflected the new industrial age.

Boccioni was also interested in the relationship between art and technology, and sought to create works that incorporated modern machines and transportation into their compositions.

Although Boccioni died young, his influence on the Futurist movement and modern art continued after his death, and his work continues to be widely studied and appreciated today.

In addition to his contributions to Futurism, Boccioni is also remembered for his innovative use of color and light, which helped to create a sense of movement and dynamism in his works. His techniques have been widely imitated by other artists and have had a lasting impact on the development of modern art.

Boccioni's work had a profound impact on the development of modern art, and he is considered one of the pioneers of abstract art. Today, his works are highly valued and are held in major museums and private collections around the world.

18 Umberto Boccioni Paintings

The Street Pavers, 1914 by Umberto Boccioni | Painting Reproduction

The Street Pavers 1914

Oil Painting
$1428
Canvas Print
$74.44
SKU: BUM-16492
Umberto Boccioni
Original Size: 100 x 100 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

Elasticity, 1912 by Umberto Boccioni | Painting Reproduction

Elasticity 1912

Oil Painting
$2569
Canvas Print
$74.44
SKU: BUM-16493
Umberto Boccioni
Original Size: 100 x 100 cm
Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, Italy

Self-Portrait, 1905 by Umberto Boccioni | Painting Reproduction

Self-Portrait 1905

Oil Painting
$1188
Canvas Print
$56.30
SKU: BUM-16494
Umberto Boccioni
Original Size: 51.4 x 68.6 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

Riot in the Galleria (A Brawl), 1910 by Umberto Boccioni | Painting Reproduction

Riot in the Galleria (A Brawl) 1910

Oil Painting
$2415
Canvas Print
$61.71
SKU: BUM-16495
Umberto Boccioni
Original Size: 76 x 64 cm
Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, Italy

The City Rises, 1910 by Umberto Boccioni | Painting Reproduction

The City Rises 1910

Oil Painting
$2625
Canvas Print
$49.53
SKU: BUM-16499
Umberto Boccioni
Original Size: 199.3 x 301 cm
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

Dynamism of a Soccer Player, 1913 by Umberto Boccioni | Painting Reproduction

Dynamism of a Soccer Player 1913

Oil Painting
$2643
Canvas Print
$71.86
SKU: BUM-16500
Umberto Boccioni
Original Size: 193.2 x 201 cm
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

States of Mind I: The Farewells, 1911 by Umberto Boccioni | Painting Reproduction

States of Mind I: The Farewells 1911

Oil Painting
$2634
Canvas Print
$54.82
SKU: BUM-16501
Umberto Boccioni
Original Size: 70.5 x 96.2 cm
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

The Laugh, 1911 by Umberto Boccioni | Painting Reproduction

The Laugh 1911

Oil Painting
$2612
Canvas Print
$56.30
SKU: BUM-16502
Umberto Boccioni
Original Size: 110.2 x 145.4 cm
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

States of Mind III: Those Who Stay, 1911 by Umberto Boccioni | Painting Reproduction

States of Mind III: Those Who Stay 1911

Oil Painting
$2487
Canvas Print
$54.68
SKU: BUM-16503
Umberto Boccioni
Original Size: 70.8 x 96 cm
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

States of Mind II: Those Who Go, 1911 by Umberto Boccioni | Painting Reproduction

States of Mind II: Those Who Go 1911

Oil Painting
$2514
Canvas Print
$54.40
SKU: BUM-16504
Umberto Boccioni
Original Size: 70.8 x 96 cm
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

Dynamism of a Cyclist, 1913 by Umberto Boccioni | Painting Reproduction

Dynamism of a Cyclist 1913

Oil Painting
$2096
Canvas Print
$54.54
SKU: BUM-16505
Umberto Boccioni
Original Size: 70 x 95 cm
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy

Landscape, 1916 by Umberto Boccioni | Painting Reproduction

Landscape 1916

Oil Painting
$1214
Canvas Print
$49.12
SKU: BUM-16506
Umberto Boccioni
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Workshops at Porta Romana, n.d. by Umberto Boccioni | Painting Reproduction

Workshops at Porta Romana n.d.

Oil Painting
$1454
Canvas Print
$49.12
SKU: BUM-16507
Umberto Boccioni
Original Size: unknown
Public Collection

Charge of the Lancers, 1915 by Umberto Boccioni | Painting Reproduction

Charge of the Lancers 1915

Oil Painting
$1272
Canvas Print
$49.12
SKU: BUM-16508
Umberto Boccioni
Original Size: 32 x 50 cm
Private Collection

Self-Portrait, 1908 by Umberto Boccioni | Painting Reproduction

Self-Portrait 1908

Oil Painting
$1445
Canvas Print
$52.24
SKU: BUM-16509
Umberto Boccioni
Original Size: 80 x 110 cm
Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, Italy

The Effect of Sunlight, 1909 by Umberto Boccioni | Painting Reproduction

The Effect of Sunlight 1909

Oil Painting
$1420
Canvas Print
$67.67
SKU: BUM-16510
Umberto Boccioni
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Under the Pergola at Naples, 1914 by Umberto Boccioni | Painting Reproduction

Under the Pergola at Naples 1914

Oil Painting
$1392
Canvas Print
$74.44
SKU: BUM-16511
Umberto Boccioni
Original Size: 83 x 83 cm
Civica Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Milan, Italy

Matter, 1912 by Umberto Boccioni | Painting Reproduction

Matter 1912

Oil Painting
$2637
Canvas Print
$49.12
SKU: BUM-16512
Umberto Boccioni
Original Size: 225 x 150 cm
Private Collection

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