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Mario Sironi

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Mario Sironi (1885 - 1961) was active/lived in Italy.  Mario Sironi is known for Futurist, abstract painting and sculpture.

Mario Sironi (May 12, 1885 - August 13, 1961) was an Italian modernist artist who was active as a painter, sculptor, illustrator, and designer.

Born in Sassari on the island of Sardinia, Sironi spent his childhood in Rome.  He embarked on the study of engineering at the University of Rome but quit after a nervous breakdown in 1903, one of many severe depressions that would recur throughout his life.  Thereafter he dedicated himself to painting, and attended the Scuola Libera del Nudo at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma, where he met Giacomo Balla, Gino Severini and Umberto Boccioni. These artists, who would later become the leading Futurists*, were then painting in a Neo-Impressionist* style.  Sironi's development closely tracked theirs, and he adopted the Futurist style by 1913.

After service in World War I, Sironi's version of Futurism gave way to an art of massive, immobile forms.  In paintings such as La Lampada of 1919 (Pinateca di Brera   ...  [Displaying 1000 of 3855 characters.]  Artist bio

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