Amadeo Modigliani seems much more objective, unemotional and matter-of-fact than he really is. Despite his fussiness and perfectionism (described in the previous chapter), he is actually very caring and loving. Amadeo Modigliani needs to make sure to openly express his feelings because otherwise, others do not realize how much he cares about them.
Amadeo has powerful emotional attachments to the past, his family, his childhood, places he associates with safety and security, and his beginnings. It is very important to Modigliani to maintain a connection with his roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Modigliani tends to cling to whatever is dear to him - be it a person, a familiar place, or a cherished possession.
He is sympathetic, nurturing, supportive and very sensitive to the emotional needs of other people. Amadeo likes to be needed and to care for others, and he often worries about the people he loves. Amadeo Modigliani has a very strong need for a sense of belonging and acceptance, and much of his life centers on his home. He is more concerned about people and their feelings than with power, achievement, or position in society. Kindness, consideration and tenderness are more meaningful to Amadeo Modigliani than any sort of honor the world can bestow.
He is primarily emotional and his views are often dominated by his feelings and his own personal, subjective experiences, rather than reason, logic or abstract principles. It is difficult for him to judge situations fairly and objectively because his personal sympathies and loyalties usually factor in. Amadeo Modigliani takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around himself to shield himself from pain and rejection. Amadeo Modigliani feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. He also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Amadeo Modigliani needs to have a place and time in his life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish himself; otherwise Amadeo Modigliani becomes cranky and unhappy with those around him.
Amadeo Modigliani functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse himself in creative activities where he can express his feelings, imagination and instincts. Modigliani often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Amadeo Modigliani also has a great affinity for music, because it evokes and communicates feelings that may be difficult or impossible to put into words.
His compassion, sensitivity, and imagination are Modigliani's strong points. His faults include an inability to let go of the past and move forward, clannishness and prejudice, and a tendency for self-pity when facing hardship.
Leading groups and classes, and being involved in community efforts, social activities, events or movements are areas where Amadeo Modigliani really shines and expresses his creativity. An awareness of politics or the larger social impact of individual actions is natural to him.
Amadeo Modigliani tends to see things from his perspective only and to be rather subjective. He also enjoys talking and expressing his views but does not always listen as well. Amadeo Modigliani has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and he needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
Amadeo Modigliani is loving and well loved by others, and has a strong need for relationships that offer kindness, friendship and affection. His artistic and creative powers are also well developed and Amadeo does everything in a harmonious, gracious, pleasing manner. Aesthetics are very important to Modigliani, as are his personal appearance and attractiveness.
Although Amadeo Modigliani prefers harmony and accord, he also has a confrontational side.
Modigliani can be an inspiring leader of a team or group effort. His dynamism and energy evokes the same in others, and he sees healthy competition between people as a plus. Generally, Amadeo Modigliani enjoys fine health as well.
Along with his energy and drive, Amadeo Modigliani has high ideals and an active fantasy life. There is a dreamer and an idealist in Modigliani, as well as a doer and a fighter. Amadeo wants to win but not at the expense of others, and this may be somewhat of a dilemma for him.
He is very open and receptive to the spiritual, intangible, and subtle realms, and can easily receive or give conscious guidance based on his inner attunement. Amadeo Modigliani takes many things for granted, such as the existence of an afterlife or the effects of subtle influences like aromatherapy, spiritual healing, etc. These things seem obvious to Amadeo, whereas to many people they are a matter of conjecture or even illusory. Amadeo Modigliani may not realize he has spiritual gifts because they come so naturally to him.
Modigliani always seems to find the right words to verbalize his feelings, especially in regard to love and friendship. Amadeo Modigliani also has a keen sense of beauty and he probably appreciates art, music or poetry.
His vitality is not up to par and his will-power a bit weak, making Amadeo Modigliani vulnerable to swindle or deceit. His inner discontent and casual attitude could easily lead Modigliani into dubious schemes. Amadeo should refrain from any activity that seems to be subversive.
Amadeo Modigliani has a powerful personality and a tendency to run roughshod over others. Amadeo tends to inflict his will on them whether or not they are receptive. He is likely to gain respect from others through the demonstration of physical strength and bravery.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Virgo and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 11th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Conjunct Venus
Sun aspects Venus and Mars
Sun Sextile Mars
Sun aspects Mars and Neptune
Sun Sextile Neptune
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Venus
Sun Conjunct Mars/Neptune
Sun Conjunct Pluto/Asc.