Cassinari drew the scene paintings and the costumes for the ballet España of Chabrier, which was performed at the Scala of Milan on the 9th February. He exhibited nine paintings at the VII National Quadrennial Exhibition of Rome, which were presented by Umbro Apollonio.He took part in the World Exposition “Documenta” of Kassel and in the Italian Contemporary Art Exhibition organized by the Art Council of Great Britain.On “Commentari” Lionello Venturi wrote an essay about the first twenty-year period of Cassinari, considering two extreme portraits of his mother: the former dated 1936, and the latter, which is both abstract and concrete, dated 1955; Venturi wrote: “Cassinari has painted his mother many times, he admires her strength of character and energy. The presence of the mother constitutes for him a constant element…”
He rented a studio in Paris in Rue Campagne Ière.
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