Unique Forms of Continuity in Space, 1913 bronze (depicted on Italian 20 cent euro coin). Futurism movement. Museum of Modern Art, New York. Umberto Boccioni 19 October 1882 – 17 August 1916 was an Italian painter and sculptor. Like other Futurists, his work centered on the portrayal of movement (dynamism), speed, and technology. He was born in Reggio Calabria, Italy.