Umberto Boccioni

#103909
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
19, 1882
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Aug 17, 1916 (33)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
19, 1882
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Aug 17, 1916 (33)

About

Italian painter and sculptor who helped form the Futurism movement. He is best known for works like 1909's The Morning and 1910's Three Women.

Before Fame

He studied at the Scuola Libera del Nudo of the Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma.

Trivia

The Museum of Modern Art in New York organized a retrospective in 1988 featuring more than 100 pieces of his art.

Family Life

He had an older sister named Amelia.

Associated With

His acclaimed painting The City Rises was sold to famed composer Ferruccio Busoni in 1910.