Giorgio de Chirico

Italian, 1888-1978

3,878 followers

Giorgio de Chirico

Italian, 1888-1978

3,878 followers

The founder of the scuola metafisica, Giorgio de Chirico is best known for his metaphysical …

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The founder of the scuola metafisica, Giorgio de Chirico is best known for his metaphysical paintings, produced between 1909 and 1919. These melancholic renderings of low-lit town squares with long shadows and empty walkways would profoundly influence the Surrealists, including André Breton, Salvador Dalí, and René …

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High auction record
€11m, Christie's, 2009
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 10 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 3 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 2 more
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