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Giacomo Balla

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They (his former pupils / the young Futurist painters Boccioni and Severini, ed.) did not want anything to do with me in Paris and they were right: they have gone much further than I, but I will work and I too will progress.
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a letter of Umberto Boccioni to Gino Severini, Jan. 1913; as quoted in "Futurism", ed. By Didier Ottinger; Centre Pompidou / 5 Continents Editions, Milan, 2008, p. 248

 
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