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Boccioni, Umberto

Born: 1882 AD
Died: 1916 AD
Nationality: Italian
Categories: Painters, Sculptor

Italian Futurist painter, sculptor, and art theorist

 

1901 – Studied art through the Scuola Libera del Nudo at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome.

 

         – Visited the Famiglia Artistica, a society for artists in Milan.

 

1906 – Boccioni studied Impressionist and Post-Impressionist styles in Paris.

 

1906-1907 – He took drawing classes at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Venice.

 

1907 – Became acquainted with fellow Futurists including the famous poet Filippo Tommaso Marinetti.

 

1910 – His first solo exhibition was held at the Galleria Ca’ Pesaro in Venice.

 

1912 – Boccioni shifted to sculpture and published his Manifesto of Futurist Sculpters.

 

         – He visited various studios in Paris.

 

         – Exhibited some paintings together with other Italian futurists at the Bernheim-Jeune.

 

1913 – He returned to show his sculptures at the Gallerie La Boetie.

 

        – Boccioni works include the bronze sculpture, Unique Forms of Continuity in Space.

 

1914 – Published Pittura e scultura futuriste (dinamismo plastico).

 

1916 – Umberto Boccioni died on 16th of August.