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

Typical Admission: $10 Members and Pupils: Free


In this in man or woman function, 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 perform is a revisitation of her seminal thesis &#8220La peinture divisionniste italienne. Origines et premiers développements 1880-1895&#8220, talked over at the Sorbonne in 1968 and revealed in 1972.

Employing a transversal technique, Quinsac analyses the sociopolitical, historic, and ideological context that characterised Italian divisionism, from Segantini&#8217s Avemaria a trasbordo (1886, the first Divisionist function), by the Symbolism of the 1890s, and up to the Futurist revolution, underscoring the ever-switching interpretations of critics as a result of the current.

Artists regarded: 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 other folks simply used for the sake of comparison).

Copies of the e book will be available for buy.

Light refreshments will be served.


Annie-Paule Quinsac is Professor Emerita at College of South Carolina and an art critic. She obtained her Ph.D. from the Sorbonne, and taught the heritage of 19th-century artwork for 25 years. She is a foremost scholar on the oeuvre of Giovanni Segantini, acquiring posted a catalogue raisonné of the artist (Electa, 1982, 2014-15) and a vital edition of his correspondence (Cattaneo Editore, 1985). She has curated lots of exhibitions, both equally in Italy and overseas, together with Segantini. Il ritorno a Milano  (Palazzo Reale, Milan 2014-15)

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