Our Art / Gino Severini / Study for Sea = Dancer

Enjoy Study for Sea = Dancer by Gino Severini and hundreds more 4K artworks with the Depict Experience.
Study for Sea = Dancer by Gino Severini on the Depict FrameStudy for Sea = Dancer by Gino Severini
Study for Sea = Dancer by Gino Severini

Study for Sea = Dancer, 1913

Gino Severini

A figure, abstracted into geometric planes and rendered in a deep sea-blue, seems to undulate like water. Arms akimbo, she swirls through space and dimensions, inhabiting many stages of motion simultaneously. The effect is disorienting — and that’s by design. The artist glorified modernity like the Italian Futurists, who were fascinated by the interactions of movement and matter and the dynamic speeds of the modern world. Here, he uses the form of the dancer to express Futurist theories of kinetic energy in art.

From the Playlist
Credit
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven. Katharine Ordway Fund
Sign up for our newsletter to stay current on new artworks, upcoming art shows, and more!
© 2019, Depict