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Marino Marini

 (1901 - 1980)
Marino Marini was active/lived in Italy, Switzerland.  Marino Marini is known for abstract equestrian sculpture, painting and drawing.

Marino Marini

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Marino Marini (February 27, 1901 — August 6, 1980) was an Italian sculptor.

Born in Pistoia, Marini is particularly famous for his series of stylised equestrian statues, which feature a man with outstretched arms on a horse.  Probably the most famous example is The Angel of the City at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice.

He attended the Accademia Di Belle Arti in Florence in 1917.  Although he never abandoned painting, Marini devoted himself primarily to sculpture from about 1922.  From this time his work was influenced by Etruscan art and the sculpture of Arturo Martini.  Marini succeeded Martini as professor at the Scuola d'Arte di Villa Reale in Monza, near Milan, in 1929, a po  ...  Displaying 750 of 8694 characters.

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Biography photo for Marino Marini
Jacques Lipchitz, Henry Moore, Marino Marini. Photo by Yousuf Karsh (1970). Collection of the National Gallery of Canada.

About  Marino Marini

Born:  1901 - Pistoia, Italy
Died:   1980 - Viareggio, Italy
Known for:  abstract equestrian sculpture, painting and drawing