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Gino Severini

Gino Severini. Painter/Futurist 1883-1966. Who was Gino Severini ?. Gino Severini was an Italian painter who was a part of the futurist art movement. He was born in Cortona , Italy on April 7 1883.

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Gino Severini

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  1. Gino Severini Painter/Futurist 1883-1966

  2. Who was Gino Severini? • Gino Severini was an Italian painter who was a part of the futurist art movement. • He was born in Cortona, Italy on April 7 1883. • Growing up, Severini was poor. His father worked as a junior court official and his mother was a dressmaker. Cortona, Italy

  3. Gino Severini. Festival in Montmartre (Carousel), 1913. • At the age of 15 Severini was expelled from school due to his stealing exam papers; after which he began working with his father. • The following year he moved to Rome with his mother—this is where he became interested in art and would often paint in his spare time. Shortly after he started getting formal art training at an art school. Gino Severini, L'estate, 1951.

  4. Futurism • In 1900 Gino met a painter by the name of Umberto Boccioni (he became a famous artist as well) who, along with Gino, became involved in the Futurist movement. • Futurism was an Italian art and social movement that started in the beginning of the 20th century. • It was very similar to cubism in that it split up the composition of an artwork into geometric shapes. • Futurism also had to do speed, technology, youth, and anything that differed from the norm at that time. Umberto Boccioni, Unique Forms of Continuity in Space, 1913. Gino Severini, Blue Dancer, 1912, oil and sequins.

  5. 5-10 slides • Containing the following: (cover slide and bibliography do not count as one of the 5-10) • Text • Images • Artwork examples with titles and dates • Who, what, when where, why, how? • Information in your own words • Headings • Proper spelling, grammar, & punctuation • Design elements to make the slides look nice

  6. Bibliography


  8. Research Project • Who—Gino Severini • What—A painter • Where—Italy • When—1883-1966 • Why—I don’t know • How—Through art THE END

  9. Gino Severini • Gino Severini (7 April 1883–26 February 1966), was an Italian painter and a leading member of the Futurist movement. For much of his life he divided his time between Paris and Rome. He was associated with neo-classicism and the "return to order" in the decade after the First World War. During his career he worked in a variety of media, including mosaic and fresco. He showed his work at major exhibitions, including the Rome Quadrennial, and won art prizes from major institutions.

  10. GinnnoSevveryni • IDK why he paitned but his work was neet. • He was bornd in 1883 wit some monyprobs in his famlie, • He became a futrist when he gots big. • He be talented Gino Severini, Dynamic Hieroglyphic of the Bal Tabarin, 1912.

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