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Balla, Giacomo

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

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Painters

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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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