Italian, 20th century, male.
Active also active in France.
Born 1892, in Fondo (Trentino); died 1960, in Rovereto.
Painter, watercolourist, poster artist. Stage sets, designs for tapestries, advertising art.
Fortunato Depero was a pupil at the royal school in Rovereto, and began to exhibit his Realist and Symbolist drawings and watercolours in 1911. He met Balla, Cangiullo and Marinetti in Rome in 1914, and Balla encouraged him to participate in the International Free Futurism Exhibition. In 1915 he signed, with Balla, the manifesto ...