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OP BOCCIONI, 1912: MATERIA. Ed. by Laura Mattioli Rossi. Galleria dello Scudo, Verona, 1991. Published by Nuove edizioni Gabriele Mazzotta, Milan. 296 pp. with 409 ills. (42 col.). 28 x 24 cm. LC 93-232728 ISBN 8820210096 In Italian.
Showcases a major 1912 painting by Umberto Boccioni (1882-1916) along with 28 related works by the artist, providing an exhaustive analysis of the complex pictorial techniques and concepts of space, light and movement embodied in Materia, a portrait of the artist's mother representing the culmination of his efforts to synthesize the principles of Symbolism, Cubism and Futurism. In addition to six substantial essays discussing Boccioni's theories, the development of the central motifs of the painting, and its significance in the contexts of the artist's oeuvre and early 20th century art, the scholarly catalogue includes detailed discussions of the exhibited works, a lengthy biographical chronology and an anthology of early critical commentaries.
Artist(s):Boccioni, Umberto
Indexing: Western, Europe — Italy — 1900-1945 — Painting
Plans: 50
Worldwide Number: 023556
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