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Giacomo Balla – Into the Future

Giacomo Balla, Shape Noise Motorcyclist (1913) - Italian Futurism in art embraced speed and locomotion. EC

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Italian Futurism Using blurred lines the piece shows speed and movement. As well as showing the appreciation for speed that is found in futurism

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Giacomo Balla (1871–1958) was an Italian composer and painter. Around 1902, he taught Divisionist techniques to Umberto Boccioni and Gino Severini Influenced by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Giacomo Balla adopted the Futurism style, creating a pictorial depiction of light, movement and speed. He was signatory to the Futurist Manifesto in 1910, and began designing and painting Futurist furniture, also created Futurist "antineutral" clothing.

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Tullio Crali (1910-2000) was an Italian artist associated with Futurism. A self-taught painter, he was a late adherent to the movement, not joining until 1929. He is noted for realistic paintings that combine "speed, aerial mechanisation and the mechanics of aerial warfare", though in a long career he painted in other styles as well.

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Umberto Boccioni: "Simultaneous Visions". Umberto Boccioni was an influential Italian painter and sculptor. He helped shape the revolutionary aesthetic of the Futurism movement as one of its principal figures.

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