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 Associates and Pupils: Cost-free


In this in individual function, professor Annie-Paule Quinsac will present her not long ago-released ebook, Divisionismo Italiano. Sguardi e prospettive 1880-1920 (Massetti Rodella Editori, 2022). The do the job 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.

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

Artists regarded as: 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 merely utilized for the sake of comparison).

Copies of the e-book will be accessible for buy.

Gentle refreshments will be served.


Annie-Paule Quinsac is Professor Emerita at College of South Carolina and an artwork critic. She acquired her Ph.D. from the Sorbonne, and taught the record of 19th-century art for 25 several years. She is a leading scholar on the oeuvre of Giovanni Segantini, acquiring posted a catalogue raisonné of the artist (Electa, 1982, 2014-15) and a essential version of his correspondence (Cattaneo Editore, 1985). She has curated quite a few exhibitions, both of those in Italy and abroad, which include Segantini. Il ritorno a Milano  (Palazzo Reale, Milan 2014-15)

General public Programming at CIMA is designed doable with the generous help of Tiro a Segno Foundation.


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