Art of the 20th Century

 



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Giacomo Balla




 


 

Giacomo Balla

 

(b Turin, 18 Aug 1871; d Rome, 1 March 1958).

Italian painter, sculptor, stage designer, decorative artist and actor. He was one of the originators of Futurism and was particularly concerned with the representation of light and movement. His personal interest in scientific methods of analysis contributed to both the practical and ideological bases of the movement. His oeuvre from the Futurist period overshadowed the work of later years.




 
 

 

 


Self-portrait


 


Young Girl Running on a Balcony
1912


 

Form-Spirit Transformation
1918


 

B&W Futurist forcefield


 


Swifts: Paths of movement + Dynamic Sequences


 


Futur
1923


 

Velocidad de automovil


 

B&W Synthesis of movement


 


Manifestacion patriotica


 


Dinamismo de perro con correa


 


Street Light


 


Transformacion forma-espiritu


 


Scienza contra obscurantismo


 


Feu d'artifice

 

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