Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Umberto Boccioni (1882-1916)

A Strada Entra Nella Casa, 1911

Visioni Simultanee, 1912

Unique Forms of Continuity in Space, Bronze cast, 1913

Umberto Boccioni was an Italian painter and sculptor active in the Futurism movement of the early 20th century, which disregarded the past and emphasized the technological triumph of humanity over nature, youth, speed, and nationalism. His sculpture Unique Forms of Continuity in Space is particularly iconic of the movement.

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