Marino Marini is born February 27 in Pistoia, Italy.
Studies painting at the Academia di Belle Arti.
Travels to Paris where he makes his debut as a sculptor and studies with Picasso.
Teaches at the Scuola d’Arte di Villa Reale, Monza.
Moves to Tenero-Locarno, Switzerland. Makes his first equestrian sculpture.
Teaches sculpture at the Academia di Belle Arti di Breva, Milan.
Goes into exile in Switzerland.
Participates in the exhibition “Twentieth-Century Italian Art” at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Moves to Milan.
Gains international recognition as the result of three major exhibitions held in Amsterdam, Brussels and New York.
A travelling exhibition of his work opens at the Kestner-Geselleschaft, Hannover.
Wins the Grand Prize for Sculpture at the Venice Biennale.
A monumental sculpture by Marini is installed at The Hague.
A retrospective is held at the Künsthaus Zurich.
The first exhibition of his paintings is held at Toninelli Arte Moderna, Milan.
A retrospective is held at the Palazzo Venezia, Rome.
A permanent installation of his work opens at the Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Milan.
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo organizes an exhibition of his work.
Dies on August 6 in Viareggio, Italy.