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Modigliani, Amedeo (1884-1920) – 1915 Head (Pompidou Center, Paris, France)

Oil on cardboard. Modigliani was born into a Jewish family of merchants. As a child he suffered from pleurisy and typhus, which prevented him from receiving a conventional education. In 1898 he began to study painting. After a brief stay in Florence in 1902, he continued his artistic studies in Venice, remaining there until the…

P6 Modigliani Self-Portrait

Pupils went on to explore the tragic life and work of the Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani. His African influenced, mask-like faces inspired P6’s elongated, beautiful but haunting portraits created using layered oil pastels on black paper. Posted by >amy_vaughan on 2015-01-07 15:07:38

P6 Modigliani Self-Portrait

Pupils went on to explore the tragic life and work of the Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani. His African influenced, mask-like faces inspired P6’s elongated, beautiful but haunting portraits created using layered oil pastels on black paper. Posted by >amy_vaughan on 2015-01-07 15:07:43