Daniel SCHINASI, the founder of the Neofuturism, was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1933. The Schinasi’s are originally a Sephardic family from Livorno, Italy.
Daniel Schinasi 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. During the war of Suez Canal in1956, he repatriates with all his family in Italy and settled in Antignano a Livorno suburb. His life and his career are marked by creativity, by the powerful relationship with the man, by his religious roots, by his raging battles against social atrocities and by the love for peace. His artistic activity is huge in so many continents, over 300 personal exhibitions in museums and galleries, dozens of anthologies and retrospectives, many large murals and panels in train stations, universities, prisons, and hospitals.