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 Associates and College students: Free


In this in person celebration, professor Annie-Paule Quinsac will existing her recently-released guide, Divisionismo Italiano. Sguardi e prospettive 1880-1920 (Massetti Rodella Editori, 2022). The work is a revisitation of her seminal thesis &#8220La peinture divisionniste italienne. Origines et premiers développements 1880-1895&#8220, mentioned at the Sorbonne in 1968 and printed in 1972.

Applying a transversal strategy, Quinsac analyses the sociopolitical, historical, and ideological context that characterized Italian divisionism, from Segantini&#8217s Avemaria a trasbordo (1886, the initial Divisionist get the job done), as a result of the Symbolism of the 1890s, and up to the Futurist revolution, underscoring the ever-changing interpretations of critics through the current.

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 other folks just utilised for the sake of comparison).

Copies of the book will be offered for acquire.

Light-weight refreshments will be served.


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 heritage of 19th-century artwork for 25 decades. She is a leading scholar on the oeuvre of Giovanni Segantini, obtaining printed a catalogue raisonné of the artist (Electa, 1982, 2014-15) and a important version of his correspondence (Cattaneo Editore, 1985). She has curated many exhibitions, the two in Italy and overseas, like Segantini. Il ritorno a Milano  (Palazzo Reale, Milan 2014-15)

Community Programming at CIMA is created probable with the generous help of Tiro a Segno Basis.


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