Daniel Schinasi

"I Sing the Victory of Light over Darkness, of Love over Hate, of Freedom from Slavery"

About Daniel

Daniel in his art studio in Livorno

Daniel’s Introduction¬†

Daniel Schinasi, the founder of the Neofuturism movement, was born in Alexandria of Egypt in 1933. The Schinasi’s are originally a Sephardic Jewish family from Livorno, Italy.

Daniel Schinasi is born on May 17, 1933, in the district of Cleopatra in Alexandria of Egypt to parents of Italian origins from Livorno. Daniel attended the Silesians school of Don Bosco, an Institute of Business Studies.

In 1952 he joins the evening class of drawing at the Academy Silvio Bicchi.

In 1956During the war of Suez’s Canal, he repatriates with all his family in Italy. He then settled in Antignano a Livorno suburb.

The creativity, and the powerful relationship with the man, by his religious roots, are an important part of Daniel’s life and career. Therefore, his raging battles against social atrocities and by the love for peace.

His artistic activity is spread in so many continents with over 300 personal exhibitions in museums and galleries. For instance, he produced dozens of anthologies and retrospectives. He also paints several large murals and panels in train stations, universities, prisons, and hospitals.