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Umberto Boccioni

1882 - 1916

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Umberto Boccioni (US: , Italian: [umˈbɛrto botˈtʃoːni]; 19 October 1882 – 17 August 1916) was an influential Italian painter and sculptor. He helped shape the revolutionary aesthetic of the Futurism movement as one of its principal figures. Despite his short life, his approach to the dynamism of form and the deconstruction of solid mass guided artists long after his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Umberto Boccioni has received more than 573,650 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Umberto Boccioni is the 117th most popular painter (up from 142nd in 2019), the 399th most popular biography from Italy (up from 458th in 2019) and the 35th most popular Italian Painter.

Umberto Boccioni is most famous for his Futurist paintings and sculptures.

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Among painters, Umberto Boccioni ranks 117 out of 1,421Before him are Giorgio de Chirico, Bronzino, Annibale Carracci, Mary Cassatt, Pieter Brueghel the Younger, and Gustave Moreau. After him are Apelles, Arnold Böcklin, Mark Rothko, Jan Steen, Charles Le Brun, and Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin.

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Among people born in 1882, Umberto Boccioni ranks 19Before him are Ion Antonescu, Emmy Noether, Günther von Kluge, Melanie Klein, Kurt von Schleicher, and Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark. After him are Edward Hopper, Abd el-Krim, Abdullah I of Jordan, Mohammad Mosaddegh, James Franck, and Zoltán Kodály. Among people deceased in 1916, Umberto Boccioni ranks 7Before him are Franz Joseph I of Austria, Grigori Rasputin, Jack London, Ernst Mach, Henryk Sienkiewicz, and Yuan Shikai. After him are Élie Metchnikoff, Klas Pontus Arnoldson, Odilon Redon, Franz Marc, William Ramsay, and Henry James.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Umberto Boccioni ranks 399 out of 4,668Before him are Pope Leo IV (790), Poppaea Sabina (30), Pope Martin I (590), Pope Nicholas IV (1227), Alberto Moravia (1907), and Carlo Ponti (1912). After him are Toto Cutugno (1943), Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen (1771), Alessandro Cagliostro (1743), Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718), Philip Neri (1515), and Claudio Abbado (1933).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Umberto Boccioni ranks 35Before him are Canaletto (1697), Guido Reni (1575), Simone Martini (1284), Antonio da Correggio (1489), Bronzino (1503), and Annibale Carracci (1560). After him are Parmigianino (1503), Andrea del Sarto (1486), Pontormo (1494), Ambrogio Lorenzetti (1290), Filippino Lippi (1457), and Lavinia Fontana (1552).