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Boccioni

[bo-choh-nee; Italian bawt-chaw-nee] /bɒˈtʃoʊ ni; Italian bɔtˈtʃɔ ni/
noun
1.
Umberto
[oom-ber-taw] /umˈbɛr tɔ/ (Show IPA),
1882–1916, Italian painter and sculptor.
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Examples from the Web for Boccioni
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  • Thus, on the death of Boccioni, the first generation of Futuristic writers reformed or disappeared.

    Idling in Italy Joseph Collins
  • The work of Boccioni and Carrà has assumed a wholly abstract appearance, and is much more interesting than formerly.

    Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning Willard Huntington Wright
  • Boccioni satisfies the test in his sculpture, and therefore we must praise him, whether we like his methods or not.

British Dictionary definitions for Boccioni

Boccioni

/Italian botˈtʃoni/
noun
1.
Umberto (umˈberto). 1882–1916, Italian painter and sculptor: principal theorist of the futurist movement
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