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HomeContents > People > Photographers > Antonio Giulio Bragaglia

Other: Anton Giulio Bragaglia 
Joint: Bragaglia brothers 
Dates:  1889 (Beaumont Newhall) 1890 (Getty ULAN) 1890 (Grove Art Online) - 1963
Born:  Italy, nr. Rome
Active:  Italy
Italian theater director, filmmaker, photographer and designer. Developed the theory of ‘fotodinamismo‘ - which was a futurist technique that captured all aspects of continuous motion on a single image.

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General reading 
Lista, Giovanni, 2003, Futurism and Photography, (Merrell Publishers) isbn-10: 1858941253 isbn-13: 978-1858941257 [Δ
Readings on, or by, individual photographers 
Bragaglia, Anton Giulio, 1912, ‘L'arte nella fotografia‘, La Fotografia Artistica (Turin), vol. 8, no. 4 [Δ
Bragaglia, Anton Giulio, [1913], Fotodinamismo Futurista, (Rome: Nalato Editore) [Δ
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Internet biographies

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Getty Research, Los Angeles, USA has an ULAN (Union List of Artists Names Online) entry for this photographer. This is useful for checking names and they frequently provide a brief biography. Go to website
Grove Art Online ( has a biography of this artist. 
[NOTE: This is a subscription service and you will need to pay an annual fee to access the content.]
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Printed biographies

The following books are useful starting points to obtain brief biographies but they are not substitutes for the monographs on individual photographers.

• Capa, Cornell (ed.) 1984 The International Center of Photography: Encyclopedia of Photography (New York, Crown Publishers, Inc. - A Pound Press Book) p.77-78 
• Lenman, Robin (ed.) 2005 The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (Oxford: Oxford University Press)  [Includes a short biography on Antonio Giulio Bragaglia.] 

Useful printed stuff

If there is an analysis of a single photograph or a useful self portrait I will highlight it here.

• Newhall, Beaumont 1982 The History of Photography - Fifth Edition (London: Secker & Warburg) [One or more photographs by Antonio Giulio Bragaglia are included in this classic history.] 
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