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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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Arte PoveraArte PoveraFifty years after the first Arte Povera show, this exhibition looks at how it has informed the work of several British artists who graduated from art schools in the 1970s and 1980s. Works by Eric Bainbridge, Tony Cragg, Ceal Floyer, Anya Gallaccio, Mona Hatoum, Jefford Horrigan, Stephen Nelson, Lucy Skaer, Gary Stevens, Jo Stockham, Gavin Turk and 2017-12-13T11:00:00+00002017-12-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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