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Balla, Giacomo

Born: 1871 AD
Died: 1958 AD
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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.