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 Customers and Pupils: Absolutely free


In this in person event, professor Annie-Paule Quinsac will current her just lately-revealed ebook, 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“, discussed at the Sorbonne in 1968 and printed in 1972.

Making use of a transversal solution, Quinsac analyses the sociopolitical, historic, and ideological context that characterized Italian divisionism, from Segantini’s Avemaria a trasbordo (1886, the to start with Divisionist operate), through the Symbolism of the 1890s, and up to the Futurist revolution, underscoring the ever-transforming interpretations of critics by the existing.

Artists viewed 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 folks just employed for the sake of comparison).

Copies of the reserve will be offered 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 historical past of 19th-century artwork for 25 yrs. She is a major scholar on the oeuvre of Giovanni Segantini, owning 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, the two in Italy and abroad, together with Segantini. Il ritorno a Milano  (Palazzo Reale, Milan 2014-15)

General public Programming at CIMA is made probable with the generous help of Tiro a Segno Basis.

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