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Giacomo Balla, Former Futurist

11 days ago   |   By Art Contrarian

Not long ago I wrote about Giacomo Balla (1871-1958), the Italian Futurist painter.
I noted that: "Hard-core Futurism and other 1900-1914 modernist movements had lost much of their fizz by 1920, and Balla's style drifted back towards conventional representation by the 1930s."
Since then, thanks to a publication related to this exhibit , I discovered that Balla formally broke his ties with Futurism in the mid-1930s. Some digging around the Internet revealed that he had been painting representational images in the early 1920s along with his Futurist output. It seems that he justified his...
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