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Alberto Magnelli

Italy Born in: 1888 Masterpieces
Born in 1888 in Florence, Alberto Magnelli spent most of his life in France, where he died years later in 1971. Due to his past in Italy, he retained a passion for Rennaissance painters and got the opportunity to rub shoulders with Italian futurists. Completely self-taught, as his art was influenced by his encounters. Attached to the avant-guard modern art in Paris, he gradually turned towards abstraction, 1915 onwards.

Magnelli's forms on the canvases protect one another and the plans alternate sparingly. One can see the synthetic strokes made up of smooth figures where geometry doesn't exist. Clear and pure colors that mingle with complete abstraction of shapes and provide rigor to the canvas.

Alberto Magnelli is going to push abstraction to its culmination, depriving his paintings of a title, therefore there won't be the slightest connotation or any hints of information. Complete abstraction, summarized by maximal simplification of objects and shapes. This ambition has made Alberto Magnelli the first Italian artist to explore the resources and non-figurative vocabulary.

He uses several types of mediums, ranging from gouache to stuck paper.

Alberto Magnelli's abstractions were presented several times in France, especially at the Centre d’Art La Malmaison in Cannes and the Musée des Beaux-arts de La Chaux-de-Fonds.
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Alberto Magnelli, Abstract Composition with Red, Print

Alberto Magnelli

Abstract Composition with Red, 1965
25.6 x 19.9 x 0 inch
Print

$1,084

Alberto Magnelli, Abstract Composition, Print

Alberto Magnelli

Abstract Composition, 1960
16.1 x 22.8 x 0 inch
Print

$1,324

Alberto Magnelli, Abstract Composition, Print

Alberto Magnelli

Abstract Composition, 1962
21.7 x 27.8 x 0 inch
Print

$433

Alberto Magnelli, Composition, Print

Alberto Magnelli

Composition, 1960
19 x 13 inch
Print

$2,500

Alberto Magnelli, La Ferrage III, Print

Alberto Magnelli

La Ferrage III, 1970
26 x 19.9 inch
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$470

Alberto Magnelli, La Ferrage IV, Print

Alberto Magnelli

La Ferrage IV, 1970
19.1 x 14.4 inch
Print

$470

Alberto Magnelli, Abstract Brown Composition, Print

Alberto Magnelli

Abstract Brown Composition, 1970
24.4 x 18.7 x 0 inch
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Alberto Magnelli, Geometric Black and White, Print

Alberto Magnelli

Geometric Black and White, 1964
25.4 x 18.1 x 0.1 inch
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Alberto Magnelli, Abstract Composition with Red, Print

Alberto Magnelli

Abstract Composition with Red, 1965
25.6 x 19.9 x 0.1 inch
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Alberto Magnelli, Composizione in Azzuro, Print

Alberto Magnelli

Composizione in Azzuro, 1965
25.6 x 19.9 inch
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