Balla and Depero in Architecture

  • Alberto Sposito University of Palermo
Keywords: futurism, art, architecture

Abstract

Giacomo Balla and Fortunato Depero mainly practiced pictorial and decorative art oriented for the industrial design field. On various occasions and in a different way the two artists worked in the field of architecture. This essay focuses on these interventions.

Author Biography

Alberto Sposito, University of Palermo

Architect and Full Professor at the Department of Architecture, he was the Coordinator of the PhD in Recovery of Ancient Contexts and Innovative Processes in Architecture. He is President of DEMETRA Ce.Ri.Med. (Euro-Mediterranean Documentation and Research Center).
E-mail: direzione@agathon.it

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Published
2017-06-30
How to Cite
Sposito, A. (2017) “Balla and Depero in Architecture”, AGATHÓN | International Journal of Architecture, Art and Design, 1(online), pp. 109-116. doi: 10.19229/2464-9309/1172017.
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