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Umberto Boccioni (1882-1916)
Umberto Boccioni was an Italian painter and sculptor and a member of the futurist movement. His 1913 futurist bronze sculpture, Unique Forms of Continuity in Space, is reproduced on the Italian 0.20 Euro coin.
Dynamism of a Speeding Horse
Euro coin
Antigraceful
Noises of the Street
City Rises
Soccer Player
Muscular Dynamism

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The Noises of the Street Invade the House (1911, Oil on canvas; Sprengel Museum, Hanover)

Umberto Boccioni joined the Futurism movement in 1910, Futurism wanted to discard the static and irrelevant art of the past and express the onrush of events in the world with pictures of motion, dynamism, and power. Boccini's 'The Noises of The Street Invade the House' attempts to give this sensation. Noise becomes something seen, something literally invasive of privacy. Boccioni said of the picture: "all life and the noises of the street rush in at the same time as the movement and the reality of the objects outside".
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