First Retrospective in Over Forty Years of the Work of Painter Gino Severini Opens in Paris

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PARIS.- This is the first retrospective of the work of the Italian painter Gino Severini since that organised in 1967 at the Musée National d’Art Moderne in Paris. It brings together some 70 works (original drawings, paintings…) from private collections, European museums (Triton Foundation Netherlands, Peggy Guggenheim Collection Venice, Centre Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne in Paris, Estorick Collection in London and the Thyssen Foundation in Madrid…) and American museums including the MOMA, New York. The exhibition is on view from April 27 through July 25, 2011 at the Musée de l’Orangerie. “Cortona and Paris are the cities I am most bound to : I was physically born in the first, intellectually and spiritually in the seco