[ US /moʊˌdɪɡɫiˈæni, moʊˌdɪɡɫiˈɑni/ ]
  1. Italian painter and sculptor (1884-1920)
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How To Use Modigliani In A Sentence

  • Modigliani's profound humanism and pessimism made him distrust political systems.
  • Modigliani's early, remarkable images of caryatids (female figures that serve as columns) are sometimes as strong as his later portraits.
  • This is clear to us in the character of the trees and card players of a Cézanne, born in France, — in the curled sinuosities of the horizons and figures of a Van Gogh, born in Holland, — in the almost Arab ornamentation of a Picasso, born in Spain — or in the quattrocento linear feeling of a Modigliani, born in Italy. 'Chagall'
  • Against the wall of Baghel's compound stood a row of finished metal figurines: as attenuated, and retro-modern, as those of Amadeo Modigliani.
  • But it's almost too easy to groove on the known when you can discover an Andre Derain ( "Portrait of an Unknown Man Reading a Newspaper," 1914) that almost fools you into thinking it's a Modigliani; stunning portraits by Kees Van Dongen and Felix Valloton; Maurice Denis reminding you of relationships to Puvis de Chavannes; and endless other tantalizing cross-fertilizations. Art Inseparable From Politics
  • When Hanka Zborowska arrived asking for her portrait Modigliani was shamefaced.
  • There is no doubt that some very serious and remarkable studies have been devoted to Modigliani.
  • Franco Modigliani (1985) was one of the first Keynesians to endorse an expansionary monetary policy like this under conditions of high unemployment.
  • Hardly anything in modern art is more familiar than a Modigliani painting.
  • So the principal textbook is Frank Fabozzi, the other authors are Modigliani, Jones and Ferri, Foundations of Financial Markets and Institutions.
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