The penname “Alberto Savinio” was an “Italianization” of Albert Savine, a minor French writer and translator of Oscar Wilde and Thomas De Quincey. Savinio chose this name partly because Savine was a relative unknown in the literary world.
ALBERTO SAVINIO Annual installation 06 October 2017 – 23 June 2018. For its fifth season, CIMA – The Center for Italian Modern Art was proud to present the first exhibition in the United States of the work of Alberto Savinio (1891–1952) in over two decades.
Nov 02, 2017 · Alberto Savinio’s “Family of Lions,” from 1927, one of 22 of his paintings on display at the Center for Italian Modern Art.
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Alberto Savinio was an Italian artist and writer known primarily as the younger brother of the painter Giorgio de Chirico. In both his literature and paintings, Savinio dealt with philosophical and Surrealist themes.
Alberto Savinio The younger brother of surrealist painter Giorgio de Chirico, Alberto de Chirico—who in 1914 adopted the pseudonym Alberto Savinio—was born in Athens in 1891 to a noble Italian-speaking family from Dalmatia.
Despite the vast scope of Alberto Savinio’s career—as poet, novelist, dramaturge, painter, musician, and essayist—he lingers (outside Italy, at least) in the proverbial shadow of his more famous brother, Giorgio de Chirico.
Alberto Savinio, nome d’arte di Andrea Francesco Alberto de Chirico (Atene, 25 agosto 1891 – Roma, 5 maggio 1952), è stato uno scrittore, pittore e compositore italiano.
Hailed as the archetypal Renaissance man by French artist and critic Guillaume Apollinaire, the Italian artist Alberto Savinio (born Andrea Francesco Alberto de Chirico in 1891) was a polymathic producer of paintings, fiction, musical compositions, theatrical set designs, and numerous critical essays.
Jul 03, 2016 · Alberto Savinio, real name Andrea Francesco Alberto de Chirico (25 August 1891 – 5 May 1952) was an Italian writer, painter, musician, journalist, essayist, playwright, set designer and composer.