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 Associates and College students: Free


In this in individual celebration, professor Annie-Paule Quinsac will existing her just lately-revealed 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“, reviewed at the Sorbonne in 1968 and printed in 1972.

Utilizing a transversal technique, Quinsac analyses the sociopolitical, historical, and ideological context that characterized Italian divisionism, from Segantini’s Avemaria a trasbordo (1886, the to start with Divisionist work), as a result of the Symbolism of the 1890s, and up to the Futurist revolution, underscoring the ever-transforming interpretations of critics by the current.

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 other people basically employed for the sake of comparison).

Copies of the e-book will be out there for purchase.

Light refreshments will be served.


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

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