1870 - ?

The Académie Colarossi was an art school in Paris founded in 1870 by the Italian model and sculptor Filippo Colarossi. It was originally located on the Île de la Cité, and it moved in 1879 to 10 rue de la Grande-Chaumière in the 6th arrondissement. It was a free Academy created in reaction to the School of Fine Arts considered too conservative and saw prestigious teachers such as the painter James Abbott Whistler and the sculptor Auguste Rodin and among the many students we can cite Paul Gauguin, Camille Claudel, Marcel Gromaire, Eileen Gray, Giacometti and Modigliani. It closed its doors in the 1930s.