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Below are biographies and analysis of the achievements of Italian artists. We are adding more artists every week, so stay tuned as the most important artists in modern art are given proper coverage.

Italian: 7 of 298 Total Artists
Boccioni, Umberto Biography, Art & Analysis

Boccioni, Umberto

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Boccioni, Umberto Famous Art

Umberto Boccioni was an Italian painter and sculptor. Like the other Futurists, his work centered on the portrayal of movement, speed, and technology. After moving to Milan in 1907, he became acquainted with the Futurists, including the famous poet Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, and became one of the movement's main theorists.

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Clemente, Francesco Biography, Art & Analysis

Clemente, Francesco

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Francesco Clemente is an Italian painter commonly associated with the Neo-Expressionist movement, otherwise known as Italian Transavantguardia. Much of his work fuses sexuality with an emotional rawness and brutality. Clemente's paintings also contain visual elements of Surrealism.

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De Chirico, Giorgio Biography, Art & Analysis

De Chirico, Giorgio

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De Chirico, Giorgio Famous Art

Giorgio de Chirico was a Greek-Italian painter and sculptor commonly associated with Surrealism. Initially discovered by Picasso and Apollinaire in France, de Chirico's best-known Surrealist paintings incorporated metaphysical subject matter and sculptural still-life. Instead of land- or cityscapes, de Chirico's art is more emblematic of a dreamscape.

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Modigliani, Amedeo Biography, Art & Analysis

Modigliani, Amedeo

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Modigliani, Amedeo Famous Art

Amedeo Modigliani was a Jewish-Italian painter working in Paris from 1906 onwards. His unique style was influenced by Post-Impressionism, Brancusi and C├ęzanne, and featured ovaloid faces, elongated forms, and the use of brushy, modulated color fields.

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Morandi, Giorgio Biography, Art & Analysis

Morandi, Giorgio

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Morandi, Giorgio Famous Art

With a sparse selection of household objects and familiar landscapes, painted in muted tones and warm light, Giorgio Morandi bridged the grand legacy of Italian art and twentieth-century modernism.

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Pistoletto, Michelangelo Biography, Art & Analysis

Pistoletto, Michelangelo

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Pistoletto, Michelangelo Famous Art

Michelangelo Pistoletto is an Italian painter, theorist and action artist, typically associated with the Arte Povera movement. In his work, Pistoletto sought to break down barriers between performance and everyday life, making spectators part of the work. Among his best known works as his "Mirror Paintings" of the 1960s, in which life-size images of the human figures were applied to a polished, stainless steel background as if it were a canvas.

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Stella, Joseph Biography, Art & Analysis

Stella, Joseph

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Stella, Joseph Famous Art

Stella's images of industrial America - especially of New York City landmarks such as the Brooklyn Bridge are depicted with the power and honesty that were revolutionary. He was one of the founders and leaders in the Precisionism movement.

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Italian: 7 of 298 Total Artists



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