What is Futurism;
Futurism was born in Italy with the publication of Filippo Tommasso Marinetti's Futurist Manifesto on February 5, 1909. Every medium of art affected from this manifestation, including but not limited to painting, literature, sculpture, music, theatre, architecture. However, literature and the visual arts in particular were greatly influenced by Futurism. Marinetti was a writer, and some of the first artists to join this movement were painters such as Boccioni, Balla, and Severini.