April 18, 2024


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Italian Divisionism: Gazes and Perspectives. A presentation and book signing with author Annie-Paule Quinsac

Italian Divisionism: Gazes and Perspectives. A presentation and book signing with author Annie-Paule Quinsac

06:00 PM &#8211 07:00 PM

Standard Admission: $10 Customers and Students: Totally free


In this in particular person event, professor Annie-Paule Quinsac will present her just lately-printed e-book, Divisionismo Italiano. Sguardi e prospettive 1880-1920 (Massetti Rodella Editori, 2022). The operate is a revisitation of her seminal thesis &#8220La peinture divisionniste italienne. Origines et premiers développements 1880-1895&#8220, discussed at the Sorbonne in 1968 and published in 1972.

Using a transversal solution, Quinsac analyses the sociopolitical, historical, and ideological context that characterised Italian divisionism, from Segantini&#8217s Avemaria a trasbordo (1886, the initially Divisionist get the job done), through the Symbolism of the 1890s, and up to the Futurist revolution, underscoring the at any time-modifying interpretations of critics via the present.

Artists deemed: Georges Seurat, Paul Signac, Vittore Grubicy de Dragon, Giovanni Segantini, Jean François Millet, Gaetano Previati, Angelo Morbelli, Plinio Nomellini, Giuseppe Pellizza da Volpedo, Emilio Longoni, Attilio Pusterla, Carlo Fornara Ernest Meissonier, Jules Breton, Alfred Roll, Jules Adler Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carrà, Luigi Russolo, Giacomo Balla, Gino Severini (and many others basically made use of for the sake of comparison).

Copies of the ebook will be obtainable for acquire.

Light refreshments will be served.


Annie-Paule Quinsac is Professor Emerita at College of South Carolina and an art critic. She received her Ph.D. from the Sorbonne, and taught the background of 19th-century art for 25 yrs. She is a top scholar on the oeuvre of Giovanni Segantini, having printed a catalogue raisonné of the artist (Electa, 1982, 2014-15) and a important version of his correspondence (Cattaneo Editore, 1985). She has curated quite a few exhibitions, each in Italy and abroad, together with Segantini. Il ritorno a Milano  (Palazzo Reale, Milan 2014-15)

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