Giacomo Balla’s Automobile Dynamics

We’re so glad it’s Favorite Friday! Thanks to our Instagram follower, Love Ethic for requesting a work by Giacomo Balla, a key member of the Futurism movement in the early 20th Century. We’re featuring his charcoal drawing from our collection titled Automobile Dynamics.

An abstract charcoal drawing features dark lines and shapes radiating outwards toward the edges of the paper 
Giacomo Balla; Automobile Dynamics, 1913–1914; Carnegie Museum of Art: Leisser Art Fund. © 2020 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SIAE, Rome

What artworks would you like to see next? Let us know your favorites from our collection on social media or by emailing questions@cmoa.org. We’ll add them to our Favorite Friday list!