Daniel Schinasi, the father of the Neofuturism artistic’s movement, is born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1933. The Schinasi’s are originally a Sephardic family from Livorno, who left Italy to Egypt at the beginning of the 19th century. Since 1955, Daniel Schinasi has more than 300 personal exhibitions and retrospectives in Europe, in the United States and Israel. His paintings are in museums, art galleries and private collections in Italy, Switzerland, New Zeland, and France, where he lived a good part of his artistic life.
Daniel Schinasi’s murals can be found in many universities, rail stations, hospitals, churches, and theaters. There are murals in Graz State Prison (Austria), New Israeli Opera House (Tel Aviv), and Flushing Hippodrome of Saint Rossore (Pisa, Italy) as well. All these years Schinasi has been an advocate of figurative arts and a great defender of Humanism and Fraternity.
Currently, Daniel Schinasi resides in Nice, France and in Tuscany, Italy. He also goes for short visits to Israel and Spain.