Giorgio de Chirico

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Italian painter (born in Greece) whose deep shadows and barren landscapes strongly influenced the surrealists (1888-1978)


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Mnemosyne: de Chirico and Antiquity will reveal the aesthetic impact Classicism had on twentieth century Modernism, exemplified in a body of work done by the Greek-born, Italian master Giorgio de Chirico.
The interior is a dramatic carving-out of space around an external courtyard, with shades of Giorgio de Chirico in its geometric regiment of dark shutters on plain white walls, and a soaring lobby.
Including such diverse artists as Tony Oursler (whose video and sound installation of a woman apparently trapped under a settee is one of the creepiest things you will ever see), Giorgio de Chirico, Sarah Lucas and the Paris photographers Brassei and Eugene Atget, it's a mixed bag to say the least, and a bit hit-and-miss in effect.
Although the Italian painter Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) lived to be 90 years old, he is known for paintings that he completed in a period of just 10 years.
Jewell riconsidera il modernismo esaminando quelle opere pittoriche e letterarie di Giorgio De Chirico in cui sono rappresentate le figure eroiche del passato e i loro miti.
After a first French monograph about Giorgio de Chirico and a much-acclaimed volume by Gilles Deleuze entitled Francis Bacon, la logique de la sensation (Francis Bacon or the logic of sensation), Vital surrounded himself with artists and authors for whom literature and painting were inseparable: Andre Masson, Julio Pomar, Pierre Klossowski, Isabelle Waldberg, Marcel Broodthaers, Michel Journiac, and Michel Butor, to cite only a few.
Working in conjunction with BT, Tate Online has extended the original site with an additional section called 'The Everyday Transformed' which explores the works of six twentieth century artists: Giorgio de Chirico, Fernand Leger, Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, Natalya Goncharova, Patrick Caulfield and Francis Picabia.
Giorgio de Chirico met Guillaume Apollinaire in 1912, some time around the first appearance of the painter's work at the Salon d'Automne.
If you combined this project with a discussion on fantasy or Surreal art, and/or shared some images by Joseph Cornell or Giorgio de Chirico, some mysterious and creative writings might take place.
Among these we can spot a clearly defined group whose inspiration seems to have been the characteristic iconographic catalogue of the Italian painter and poet Giorgio de Chirico, co-founder of the school of Pittura Metafisica and precursor of surrealism.
Cosi fino a qualche decennio fa Giorgio De Chirico e rimasto per molti quasi esclusivamente quello della prima maniera metafisica.
Besides Balanchine's, she clothed many ballets for Michel Fokine, Leonide Massine, Frederick Ashton, Agnes de Mille, and Jerome Robbins, and reproduced in three dimensions the designs of some of the great artists of her time: Marc Chagall, Salvador Dali, Pavel Tchelitchew, Giorgio de Chirico, Isamu Noguchi, Andre Derain, Balthus, Christian Berard, Leon Bakst, Cecil Beaton, Joan Miro, and Robert Rauschenberg.
In the full grip of his habitual speculation, Gibson argues that Gala Dali "probably" seduced Giorgio De Chirico.
It was also during this period that Barragan became interested in the work of the metaphysical painters Giorgio de Chirico, Carlo Carra, Giorgio Morandi and the magic realist painters, Paul Delvaux, Pierre Roy, and Balthus, and their abilities to convey subconscious dreams and emotions in their work.
The Barnes holds one of the finest collections of post-impressionist and early modern paintings, with extensive holdings by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paul Cezanne, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Henri Rousseau, Amedeo Modigliani, Chaim Soutine and Giorgio de Chirico, as well as American masters Charles Demuth, William Glackens, Horace Pippin, and Maurice Prendergast, old master paintings, important examples of African sculpture and Native American ceramics, jewelry and textiles, American paintings and decorative arts, and antiquities from the Mediterranean region and Asia.