Tag Archives: 1936

expertissim: Dordevic MIODRAG (1936). Composition cinétique (Kinetic Composition). Color lithograph, signed lower right and numbered 52/90 lower left.

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Afro Basaldella (Italian, 1912-1976), Self-Portrait, 1936. Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome.

Began by painting still lifes, landscapes, portraits and murals. Moved in 1938 to Rome. War service and in the Resistance 1940-4. Developed a near-abstract style in 1947-8 under the influence of Klee and late Cubism. Also designed sets and costumes for the ballet and the opera.