, for his part, was represented by precisely those paintings that served as Guston's inspiration: the Arensbergs' The Soothsayer's Recompense, 1913, and The Poet and His Muse, 1925, among other key works.
, however, banning all nature from his urban stage sets, replaced this feature--an abbreviation of the deserted island of Naxos on which Ariadne is abandoned--with straight-edged pedestals.
The first two rooms send a powerful signal as they strikingly contrast sculptural figures of prisoners and the war-wounded, made in 1945-46 by Mirko Basaldella and Pericle Fazzini, with a selection of works from 1945-50 by well-established older artists--such as Carlo Carr&, Giorgio de Chirico
, Giorgio Morandi, Filippo de Pisis and Mario Sironi (a contributor to the 'Exhibition of the Fascist Revolution' of 1932-34)--who continued working in their personal styles, persisting in the pursuit of the cult of beauty that characterised the interwar period as though nothing untoward had happened between 1938 and 1945.
This material also constantly surprises us by intersecting with the art of the later twentieth century, a time when few paid heed to what Dali was up to, as was the case with the now-rediscovered late work of Picabia and de Chirico
In the history of 20th-century art, Giorgio de Chirico
is a case apart.
Grimonprez justifies his somewhat counterintuitive combination of artists by pointing to the influence of de Chirico
on both Magritte and Hitchcock, to the latter's interest in Surrealism in general, and to the supposed similarity between the archetypal Hitchcock image and Magritte's men in bowler hats.
Gioacchino De Chirico
, President and Chief Executive Officer, Richard A.
Explosive works by Boccioni and Severini are just round the corner, and after them the surreal disquiet of De Chirico
Finally, there came a second movement of resistance to pure painting, with de Chirico
, Duchamp, Picabia, and Dada; Surrealism, the heir of Dada, can be accounted as part of this second movement, and so, I think, can Neo-Romanticism.
For not only will the museum show Bilotti's De Chiricos
, draw on the collections of the Fondazione Giorgio e Isa de Chirico
and house the library of the late art historian Maurizio Fagiolo Dell'Arco, an authority on Balla and De Chirico
, but in addition its large ground floor will host loan exhibitions of contemporary art.
Gioacchino De Chirico
, President & CEO of Immucor, said, "We are pleased to have completed this acquisition, which we believe will enable us to provide innovative molecular diagnostic solutions for blood transfusions to enhance patient outcomes.
Twentieth-century Italian art has been largely neglected, at least outside Italy, De Chirico
, Giorgio Morandi and Gino Severini excepted.
He identifies de Chirico
as "the first painter to show clocks in public spaces" and sees his piazza paintings as a precursor to his own project: "It's the middle of the day, in the middle of town, and nothing is going on .
stated, "All-time highs were achieved in revenues, gross margin, and net income for the year ended May 31, 2008.
Still, Ontani's work is an encounter with a legion of personae, above all Christian saints and gods of the Greek, Roman, and Hindu pantheons, but also artists (Raphael, de Chirico
, Pollock) and literary figures (Dante)--as long as they've been elevated by posterity to legendary status.