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Gino Severini

 (1883 - 1966)
Gino Severini was active/lived in Italy, France.  Gino Severini is known for futurist, cubist figure painting and sculpture.

Gino Severini

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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  ...  Displaying 750 of 2575 characters.

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About  Gino Severini

Born:  1883 - Cortona, Italy
Died:   1966 - Paris, France
Known for:  futurist, cubist figure painting and sculpture