Italian Futurist painter, sculptor, and art theorist
1901 – Studied art through the Scuola Libera del Nudo at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome.
– Visited the Famiglia Artistica, a society for artists in Milan.
1906 – Boccioni studied Impressionist and Post-Impressionist styles in Paris.
1906-1907 – He took drawing classes at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Venice.
1907 – Became acquainted with fellow Futurists including the famous poet Filippo Tommaso Marinetti.
1910 – His first solo exhibition was held at the Galleria Ca’ Pesaro in Venice.
1912 – Boccioni shifted to sculpture and published his Manifesto of Futurist Sculpters.
– He visited various studios in Paris.
– Exhibited some paintings together with other Italian futurists at the Bernheim-Jeune.
1913 – He returned to show his sculptures at the Gallerie La Boetie.
– Boccioni works include the bronze sculpture, Unique Forms of Continuity in Space.
1914 – Published Pittura e scultura futuriste (dinamismo plastico).
1916 – Umberto Boccioni died on 16th of August.