Saturday, January 06, 2007

Divisionism





Four paintings by the great Italian Divisionist Giusseppe Pellizza da Volpedo, Born in Volpedo, Tortona, Italy, in july 1868, commited suicide following the death of his beloved wife in july 1907.
He painted the famous political work "the fourth state", depicting striking workers marching to the front of the picture. This image was recreated by the filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci in his epic "1900"

7 Comments:

Blogger Matt J said...

Ahhhhhhh, an update at last & a HUGE one at that. Bravo!

3:08 pm  
Anonymous juan zlux said...

El tercero (niña con ovejas) es
realmente increíble...Ni la mejor foto saldría tan bien.

7:58 pm  
Blogger Elliot said...

Some more information on Divisionism, if you please.

2:32 am  
Blogger Oscar Grillo said...

http://www.artnet.com/library/02/0229/T022975.ASP

4:50 am  
Blogger A. Riabovitchev said...

Fantastic artworks full of light and sun!:o)

8:16 pm  
Blogger gustavo r said...

El de novecento, tuve la oportunidad de verlo en vivo y de casualidad en Milan, en un viaje que hicimos con el luchini en 1997. Nos caímos de culo cuando lo reconocimos. Encima es bastante chico (por lo menos, comparado con la pantalla de cine)

12:13 pm  
Blogger Michael said...

Thanks for opening my eyes to this painter.

Amazing stuff.

10:46 pm  

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