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Giorgio de Chirico: Myth and MysteryBorn in Greece to Italian parents, Giorgio de Chirico was fascinated by classical mythology and legends from an early age and he studied painting in Athens, as well as Florence and Munich. This early interest is evident in his sculptural works, which depict characters such as Orpheus, Castor, and Hector and Andromache.
Best known for his paintings, de Chirico, or the father of metaphysical art, began sculpting in the late 1960s, creating small bronzes that echoed the mysterious figures that populated his paintings, often resembling tailor's dummies or automatons. He later devoted himself to producing multiples in silver patina and gilded bronze. Such was the success of his work that in 1972 he was awarded the Ibico Reggino Prize for Sculpture, jointly with Henry Moore.

 

About Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art

You'll find a spectacular collection of paintings and sculpture by 20th century Italian artists at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, with a core of Futurist works by Balla, Boccioni, Carra, Russolo and Severini. The collection, housed here since 1994, also includes figurative art created between 1890 and 1950 by artists such as Modigliani, Marino Marini, Giorgio Morandi and Giorgio de Chirico. More about Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art

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Giorgio de Chirico: Myth and Mystery  Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978), Hector and Andromache, 1968, Patinated bronze, 48 x 19 x 27 cm: © Galleria d'Arte Maggiore, Bologna (Italy).  

   
Giorgio de Chirico: Myth and Mystery - Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978), Hector and Andromache, 1968, Patinated bronze, 48 x 19 x 27 cm: © Galleria d'Arte Maggiore, Bologna (Italy).

Giorgio de Chirico: Myth and Mystery Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978), Hector and Andromache, 1968, Patinated bronze, 48 x 19 x 27 cm: © Galleria d'Arte Maggiore, Bologna (Italy). 


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The Enchanted RoomThe Enchanted RoomThe Estorick Collection marks its 20th anniversary year with a major exhibition of works from one of the most important collections of modern Italian art, housed at Milan's Pinacoteca di Brera. The Enchanted Room displays works donated to the museum by Emilio and Maria Jesi and includes Umberto Boccioni's Divisionist Self Portrait of 1908, Carra's 2018-02-19T00:00:00+00002018-04-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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DATES  24th January to 8th April 2018
VENUE  Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 
The Estorick Collection marks its 20th anniversary year with a major exhibition of works from one of the most important collections of modern Italian art, housed at Milan's Pinacoteca di Brera. The Enchanted Room displays works donated to the museum by Emilio and Maria Jesi and includes Umberto Boccioni's Divisionist Self Portrait of 1908, Carra's ... More about this event
Permanent CollectionPermanent CollectionPaintings by futurist and figurative artists including Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo and Ardengo Soffici, Giorgio de Chirico, Amedeo Modigliani, Giorgio Morandi, Mario Sironi and Marino Marini.2018-02-21T11:00:00+00002018-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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