Art of the 20th Century


Art Styles in 20th century Art Map


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.






Young Girl Running on a Balcony


Form-Spirit Transformation


B&W Futurist forcefield


Swifts: Paths of movement + Dynamic Sequences




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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