(1877 - 1946)
Joseph Stella was active/lived in New York / Italy, France. Joseph Stella is known for modernist figure, landscape and still life painting.
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Born in Muro Lucano, near Naples, Italy, Joseph Stella is best known for his painting Brooklyn Bridge, 1919 a futurist work that is an icon of the Industrial Age.
arrived in the United States in 1896 and studied medicine and
pharmacology and then attended the Art Students League under William
Merritt Chase. From 1900 -1909, he was an illustrator, especially
interested in immigrant life in New York. One of his assignments
was in Pittsburgh to do a series of industrial drawings, and this
experience seems to have begun his interest in the subject of cities
and the way industry affected people's lives.
From 1909 to 1912,
he was in Europe, particularly France and Italy, and associated with
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