Boccioni, Umberto

Born: Oct 19, 1882 AD
Died: 1916 AD, at 33 years of age.

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.

 

 

 

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