GIORGIO DE CHIRICO LIFE AND CURIOUS FACTS: 5 THINGS TO KNOW
If you think of a painting by Giorgio de Chirico which is the first work that comes to your mind?
De Chirico’s painting universe is made up of deserted squares, marble busts recalling classical art, faceless mannequins and landscapes which make emerge only questions intended to be without answers.
In this post I’ll tell you the life of Giorgio de Chirico, the artist who was the leading figure of the Metaphysical art movement and the forerunner of Surrealism.
Giorgio de Chirico: 5 things to know
DE CHIRICO WORKS: WHICH ONES YOU SHOULD KNOW AND WHERE TO SEE THEM
Giorgio de Chirico, works and curious facts of an unconventional artist.
Which are the masterpieces you should know and where to see them?
In this post I’ll try to answer these questions with a selection of works representing the highest point of the painting of the artist who was the leading figure of Metaphysical painting.
de Chirico works
THE VEILED CHRIST IN NAPLES: 5 THINGS TO KNOW
Do you know the Veiled Christ in Naples?
It is located in one of the most mysterious places in Naples, and according to legend the marble veil, which covers Christ’s body, is actually the result of an experiment carried out by Prince of Sansevero, who was famous not for his noble origins but rather for his passion for esotericism, human anatomy and alchemy.
In this post I will tell you 5 things to know about the Veiled Christ which is on exhibition in Naples.
The Veiled Christ in Naples
LES DEMOISELLES D’AVIGNON BY PICASSO: 5 THINGS TO KNOW
Considered by many scholars the first Cubist work, actually, Les demoiselles d’Avignon doesn’t decompose completely the volumes yet, but simplifies the forms.
With this painting Picasso inaugurates a new season of art and provides the bases for what would be real Cubism.
Here are 5 things to know about Pablo Picasso’s painting.
Les demoiselles d’Avignon by Picasso
GIOVANNI BOLDINI LIFE AND WORKS: 5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE ARTIST OF THE BELLE ÉPOQUE
Who better than Giovanni Boldini was able to paint women? No one, I suppose, because Boldini in his paintings did not portray only a woman, but rather described her elegance and character.
Established himself in Paris between the 19th and the 20th centuries, Boldini was the artist of the Belle Époque. In this post you’ll find 5 things you must know.
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