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Balla, Giacomo

Born: 1871 AD
Died: 1958 AD, at 86 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Painters


1871 - Born on the 24th of July in Turin in the Piedmont region of Italy.


1891 - Decided to study painting at local academies and exhibited several of his early works.


1895 - Balla met and married Elisa Marcucci.


1899 - His work was shown at the Venice Biennale.


1910 - He began designing and painting Futurist furniture and also created Futurist "antineutral" clothing.


1912 - His new style in painting is demonstrated in the work titled Dynamism of a Dog on a Leash.


1914 - He also began sculpting.


1915 - Created his best-known sculpture called Boccioni's Fist.


1958 - Giacomo Balla died in Rome on 1st of March.





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