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biografia di Amedeo MODIGLIANI (1884-1920)

Personal data


Birth : 07/12/1884 - Livorno LI Tuscany, Italy
Death : 01/24/1920 - Paris, France
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Italy

Family relations

Father of Jeanne MODIGLIANI [ 1918-1984 ]

Education

1898 :
Pupil of / student of Guglielmo MICHELI [ 1886-1926 ]
1902 : Accademia di Belle Arti – Via Ricasoli 66 – Florence FI, Italy
1903 : Accademia di Belle Arti – Campo della Carità 1050 – Venice VE, Italy

Professional data


Work and Life

1919:Goes back to Paris
1918:Due to his worsening state of health, he and Jeanne Hébuterne were obliged to stay in Nice for rest
1917:Meets Jeanne Hébuterne, a young student at the “Academie Colarossi,” with whom he moves in to the studio rented for them by Zborowsky in rue de la Grande-Chaumiére in Montparnasse
1916:Meets Léopold Zborowsky, an exiled Polish poet
1914:Stops seeing his friend Paul Alexandre and breaks all contact with many other artists
1913:The art dealer Chéron offered him his first paid contract for his paintings
1912:Meets Jaques Lipchitz, Augustus John and Jacob Epstein
1911:Visits Normandy with his aunt Laure
1908:Meets Brancusi at the “Cité Faulguiére” in Montparnasse, sculpted with him in his Paris studio
1907:Meets Dr. Alexandre and took up residence in the sprawling tenement block set up by Alexandre in rue Delta 7 in Montmartre to work with other painters
1906:Arrives in Paris
1903:Meets the artist Ortiz de Zàrate with whom he discovered the Biennial Exhibition of Modern Art in Venice and the European artistic trends, with a particular attention to the works of Cézanne and Van Gogh
1901:Leaves on a trip with his mother after recovering from a pulmonary ailment

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Oil/canvas
Sculpture-Volume : Stone
Drawing-Watercolor : Pencil

Subject

Traditional culture
stars
women
female nude
portrait

Movements and styles

Expressionism
School of Paris

Works

Marie (Marie, fille du peuple; La Petite Marie)
Date of creation : 1918
Medium : Oil/canvas
Subject : portrait
Size : 62 x 51 cm
 
Portrait of the Artist's Wife, Jeanne Hebuterne
Date of creation : 1918
Medium : Oil/canvas
Subject : portrait
Size : 101 x 66 cm
 
Portrait of a Young Woman
Date of creation : 1918
Medium : Oil/canvas
 
The Servant Girl
Date of creation : 1918
Medium : Oil/canvas
Subject : portrait
Size : 60 x 24 inch
 
Portrait of the Artist Leopold Survage
Date of creation : 1918
Medium : Oil/canvas
Subject : portrait
Size : 62 x 46 cm
 
Nude
Date of creation : 1917
Medium : Oil/canvas
Subject : female nude
Size : 29 x 45 inch
 
Liegender Frauenakt auf weißem Kissen
Date of creation : 1917
Medium : Oil/canvas
Subject : female nude
 
Portrait of a Woman
Date of creation : 1917
Medium : Oil/canvas
Subject : portrait
Size : 65 x 48 cm
 
Chaim Soutine
Date of creation : 1917
Medium : Oil/canvas
Subject : portrait
Size : 92 x 60 cm
 
Reclining Nude
Date of creation : 1917
Medium : Oil/canvas
Subject : female nude
Size : 61 x 93 cm
 
Paul Guillaume
Date of creation : 1915
Medium : Oil/canvas
Subject : portrait
 
Head
Date of creation : 1911
Medium : Stone
Subject : portrait
Size : 64 x 13 x 35 cm
 
Caryatid
Date of creation : 1910
Medium : Pencil
Subject : female nude
Size : 26 x 19 cm
 
Portrait of Maud Abrantes
Date of creation : 1908
Medium : Oil/canvas
Subject : female nude
Size : 80 x 50 cm
 
Cypress Trees and Houses
Medium : Oil/canvas
Subject : landscape
Size : 24 x 18 inch
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2008

Modigliani et son temps
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza – Madrid, Spain
02/05/2008 – 05/08/2008

2005

Modigliani: au-delà du mythe
The Phillips Collection – Washington DC, United States
2005 – 05/29/2005

2002

L’Ange au Visage Grave
Musée du Luxembourg – Paris, France
10/23/2002 – 03/02/2003

Disegni e Acquarelli
Farsetti Arte – Milan MI, Italy
08/07/2002 – 08/31/2002

1993

Modigliani
Palazzo Grassi – Venice VE, Italy
09/05/1993 – 01/04/1994

1990

Paintings, Sculptures, Drawings
Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (NRW) – Düsseldorf, Germany
1990

1921

Galerie l’Evêque – Paris, France
1921

1917

Galerie Berthe Weill – Paris, France
10/03/1917

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Landau Fine Art – 1456 Sherbrooke Street West – Montréal QC, Canada

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Landau Fine Art – 1456 Sherbrooke Street West – Montréal QC, Canada

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Landau Fine Art – 1456 Sherbrooke Street West – Montréal QC, Canada

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Landau Fine Art – 1456 Sherbrooke Street West – Montréal QC, Canada

2001

FIAC, n°28
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/10/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : Galerie Nathalie Seroussi – 34 Rue de Seine – Paris, France

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Helly Nahmad Gallery – 2 Cork Street – London, United Kingdom

13th Annual Works on Paper
New York NY, United States
03/02/2001 – 03/04/2001
Represented by : Peter Findlay Gallery – 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

Art Miami, n° 11
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
01/18/2001 – 01/22/2001
Represented by : Alexia Goethe Gallery – 5-7 Dover Street – London, United Kingdom

1912

Salon d’Automne
Paris, France
1912

1910

Salon des Artistes Indépendants
Paris, France
1910

1908

Salon des Artistes Indépendants
Paris, France
1908

1907

Salon d’Automne
Paris, France
1907


Group exhibitions

2003

Modigliani and the Artists of Montparnasse
LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art – Los Angeles CA, United States
06/29/2003 – 09/28/2003

Modigliani and the Artists of Montparnasse
Kimbell Art Museum – Fort Worth TX, United States
02/09/2003 – 05/25/2003

2002

Modigliani and the Artists of Montparnasse
Albright Knox Art Gallery – Buffalo NY, United States
10/22/2002 – 01/12/2003

Les Jeux dans l’art du 20e siècle
Espace Bellevue – Biarritz, France
06/22/2002 – 10/03/2002

Fabric of Vision: Dress and Drapery in Painting
National Gallery – London, United Kingdom
06/19/2002 – 09/08/2002

1998

Three Collectors: Solomon R.Guggenheim, Peggy Guggenheim and Gianni Mattioli
Peggy Guggenheim Collection – Venice VE, Italy
1998

Rendez vous: Masterpieces from the Centre Georges Pompidou and the Guggenheim Museums
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum – New York NY, United States
10/16/1998 – 01/24/1999

1959

1ère Biennale de Paris
Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris – Paris, France
10/02/1959 – 10/25/1959

1955

Documenta 1 – Kunst des XX. Jahrhunderts
Museum Fridericianum – Kassel, Germany
07/15/1955 – 09/18/1955

1930

Biennale di Venezia
Venice VE, Italy
1930

1919

Modern French Art
London, United Kingdom
1919

1918

Matisse, Picasso et Modigliani
Galerie Paul Guillaume – Paris, France
1918

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

2000

Modigliani
Publisher: Les Editions de l’Amateur – Paris, France
Author: Parisot Christian
2000

1998

Modigliani
Publisher: Phaidon Press – Regent’s Wharf – London, United Kingdom
Author: Hall Douglas
1998

1996

Amedeo Modigliani
Publisher: Prestel Verlag – Mandlstraße 26 – Munich, Germany
Author: Kruszynski Anette
1996

1993

Modigliani inconnu
Publisher: Editions Albin Michel – Paris, France
Author: Alexandre Noël
1993

1967

Modigliani: A Biography of Amedeo Modigliani
Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co – New York NY, United States
Author: Sichel Pierre
1967


Periodicals

2002

STERN Jérôme – Modigliani à forte dose
in: La Tribune p. 28
Paris, France
29/10/2002

CORMAULT Sandrine – Amedeo Modigliani, Comète
in: Art Actuel n° 23 p. 36
Paris, France
11/2002-12/2002

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