(1883 - 1966)
Gino Severini was active/lived in Italy, France. Gino Severini is known for futurist, cubist figure painting and sculpture.
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Gino Severini was born in Cortona, Italy on 7 April 1883. In 1899 the Italian painter, graphic artist and sculptor went to Rome in 1899 to attend evening classes at the Villa Medici. After a decisive encounter with Giacomo Balla and Umberto Boccioni, he began working as an artist in 1901. Balla introduced him to the divisionistic colour technique of the Neo-Impressionists*.
Gino Severini moved to Paris in 1906 where he studied the Impressionists*, was fascinated with Seurat's paintings and met Signac. Beside Modigliani, Picasso, Braque and Gris he further encountered various well-known poets and thinkers of his time.
Marinetti and Boccioni invited him to join the Futurist* movement. On 11 February 1910 Severini s
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