Amedeo Modigliani [1884 – 1920]

Italian Jewish painter and sculptor Amedeo Clemente Modigliani was born, July 12, 1884, into a Sephardic Jewish family in Livorno, Italy. ❦ A painter very dear to me, Modigliani is known for his portraits and nudes with elongated faces and bodies and the ‘blank’ eyes. His own words about the eyes give a perspective of those ‘blank eyes’: “With one … Continue reading Amedeo Modigliani [1884 – 1920]