Giacomo Balla, cardinal point of twentieth century art, is the protagonist of the exhibition on Thursday 15 April at the Russo Gallery in Rome.
Curated by Fabio Benzi, “GGiacomo Balla. Dal primo Autoritratto alle Ultime rose " will offer the public of scholars and enthusiasts the opportunity to retrace the artist's entire career through a surprising gallery of preparatory studies - sometimes unpublished - punctuated by some important definitive works. To these materials, mostly directly from Casa Balla and until now remained with the heirs, the exhibition entrusts the task of leading the visitor to the heart of the intricate creative paths of the great head of the school, alongside youthful incunabula, illuminating sketches of well-known masterpieces and latest works . It is - writes Fabio Benzi in the introduction to the catalog - “How to enter the artist's studio and open dozens of drawers, discovering the genesis of masterpieces and studio works, penetrating the hidden secrets of the paintings that are sometimes more famous, sometimes more private, but always participating in an indisputable and overbearing creative fury, which shows us the final and initial phases of a unitary path, of an untiring ruin ”.