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

November 22, 2022

06:00 PM – 07:00 PM

Normal Admission: $10 Users and College students: Cost-free


In this in man or woman function, professor Annie-Paule Quinsac will existing her just lately-revealed reserve, Divisionismo Italiano. Sguardi e prospettive 1880-1920 (Massetti Rodella Editori, 2022). The do the job 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 revealed in 1972.

Making use of a transversal tactic, Quinsac analyses the sociopolitical, historical, and ideological context that characterised Italian divisionism, from Segantini’s Avemaria a trasbordo (1886, the initial Divisionist operate), through the Symbolism of the 1890s, and up to the Futurist revolution, underscoring the at any time-switching 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 others simply employed for the sake of comparison).

Copies of the ebook will be available for buy.

Gentle refreshments will be served.


Annie-Paule Quinsac is Professor Emerita at College of South Carolina and an artwork critic. She obtained her Ph.D. from the Sorbonne, and taught the record of 19th-century artwork for 25 yrs. She is a top scholar on the oeuvre of Giovanni Segantini, possessing posted a catalogue raisonné of the artist (Electa, 1982, 2014-15) and a significant version of his correspondence (Cattaneo Editore, 1985). She has curated several exhibitions, equally in Italy and overseas, such as Segantini. Il ritorno a Milano  (Palazzo Reale, Milan 2014-15)

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