Marino Marini

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Marini, Marino


Born Feb. 27, 1901, in Pistoia. Italian sculptor.

Marini studied at the Academy of Arts in Florence. From 1929 to 1940 he taught at the Higher Institute of Arts in Monza (Lombardy). Beginning in 1940 he taught at the Academy of Arts in Milan. Having overcome the impressionistic fragmentation that characterized his early works, Marino turned in the mid-1920’s to the tradition of archaic art, primarily the art of the Etruscans. He sought to emphasize the lapidary nature and weight of basic masses and to bring out the intrinsic rhythm and structure of the material (The People, terra-cotta, 1929; Ersilia, wood, 1931). Marini’s principal theme—the lone rider—became increasingly tragic, reflecting the artist’s perception of his environment (The Rider, 1936, Jesi Collection, Milan; Monumental Rider, 1957-58; a statue in The Hague).


Read, H., P. Waldberg, and G. Lazzaro. Marino Marini: L’opera completa. Milan, 1970.
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Original artworks attributed to Lajos Kassak, Willem De Kooning, Marino Marini (sculptor), Giorgio De Chirico, Robert Rauschenberg, Joan Miro and Keith Haring among over 400 items.
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