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


November 11, 2022

06:00 PM – 07:00 PM

In this in individual celebration, professor Annie-Paule Quinsac will existing her a short while ago-printed book, Divisionismo Italiano. Sguardi e prospettive 1880-1920 (Massetti Rodella Editori, 2022). The get the job done is a revisitation of her seminal thesis “La peinture divisionniste italienne. Origines et premiers développements 1880-1895“, talked about at the Sorbonne in 1968 and published in 1972.

Applying a transversal technique, Quinsac analyses the sociopolitical, historical, and ideological context that characterised Italian divisionism, from Segantini’s Avemaria a trasbordo (1886, the initially Divisionist function), by way of the Symbolism of the 1890s, and up to the Futurist revolution, underscoring the ever-shifting interpretations of critics by way of the existing.

Artists considered: 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 others just utilized for the sake of comparison).

Professor Quinsac will be in dialogue with CIMA Fellow Eduardo De Maio.

Copies of the ebook will be accessible for invest in.

Basic Admission: $10 Users and Pupils: Free of charge

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Annie-Paule Quinsac is Professor Emerita at University of South Carolina and an art critic. She received her Ph.D. from the Sorbonne, and taught the historical past of 19th-century art for 25 yrs. She is a major scholar on the oeuvre of Giovanni Segantini, obtaining released a catalogue raisonné of the artist (Electa, 1982, 2014-15) and a significant edition of his correspondence (Cattaneo Editore, 1985). She has curated quite a few exhibitions, both of those in Italy and overseas, like Segantini. Il ritorno a Milano  (Palazzo Reale, Milan 2014-15)

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