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 (bŏ-chō′nē, bōt-chō′-), Umberto 1882-1916.
Italian artist whose works, such as the sculpture Unique Forms of Continuity in Space, embodied futurism.

Boccioni

(Italian botˈtʃoni)
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(Biography) Umberto (umˈberto). 1882–1916, Italian painter and sculptor: principal theorist of the futurist movement
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Sotheby's said the 36 lots sold Wednesday, which also included a 1912 Umberto Boccioni painting, totaled an above-expected [pounds sterling]136 million (155 million euros, $189 million).
The modern paintings are more varied, although just as consistent in their exceptional quality: they include works by Picasso, Magritte, Klee, Ernst, Bacon and many others, alongside Futurist works by the likes of Balla and Boccioni and a group of five paintings from the final years of De Chirico's metaphysical period.
Tanto Enrico Prampolini, Umberto Boccioni como Sant' Elia abogaban por una arquitectura que debia desprenderse de la tradicion y de la copia de estilos, adaptandose a la vida moderna, haciendo uso racional y cientifico de los nuevos materiales de construccion y de los innovadores medios mecanicos.
Similar avant-garde experiments have been attempted by, for instance, Umberto Boccioni to translate movement into statues, (29) or by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti to render a landscape through interaction between words, letters and the empty sheet.
Within a few years, Valdameri-while continuing his sponsorship-cum-public-readings of the illustrated Dante-Nattini-had put together one of the most exquisite collections of contemporary artists--new masters and total newcomers: Boccioni, De Chirico, Sironi, Carra, Morandi, De Pisis, Guttuso, to name only a few.
8) Em 1916, Theodor Daubler resumiu do seguinte modo a ideia de simultaneidade concebida pelo Futurismo: "O primeiro quadro que recebe a denominacao 'Visoes Simultaneas' e de Umberto Boccioni, que, dessa maneira, empregou o termo pela primeira vez.
States of Mind--The Farewells" by Umberto Boccioni, explores the "states of mind in a modern, mechanized society" that Rollin illustrates using bitonality, with the right hand on black keys and the left hand on white keys.
4) As for the Italian Futurists, it is enough to point out that Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Umberto Boccioni, Luigi Russolo, Antonio Sant'Elia, Ugo Piatti, and Mario Sironi all volunteered for military service in a bicycle battalion in 1914-15.
The first tavola, "Con Boccioni a Dosso Casina," describes the difficult night of 26-27 October, spent by Marinetti at the head of a lookout party very near the Austrian trenches; its focus is on the many night noises constantly unsettling him and his comrades.
His attempts to dematerialize sculpture greatly interested Rodin, Umberto Boccioni, Andre Mason, Alberto Giacometti, and Henry Moore.
Vibratory modernism: Boccioni, Kupka, and the ether of space.
Before this turn toward fascism, however, the artists Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Luigi Russolo, and Gino Severini aligned themselves with Marinetti, signing the separate "Manifesto of Futurist Painters" in 1910 (7).