Giorgio de Chirico: Myth and Mystery

 
 

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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). 

 
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 - Ippolito (Greek Ephebe on Horseback), Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978). Courtesy Galleria d'Arte Maggiore, BolognaGiorgio de Chirico: Myth and Mystery - Two Horses in a Town, Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978)Giorgio de Chirico: Myth and Mystery - The Archaeologists, Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978). Courtesy Galleria d'Arte Maggiore, BolognaMore Images
 

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Aperitivo Evenings: TalkAperitivo Evenings: TalkTalk of the Estorick Collection.4th September 2014Thursday 4th September 2014 Where:
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 39a  Canonbury Square      N1 2AN
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Aperitivo Evenings: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
PRICING  phone for prices
DATES  Thursday 4th September 2014 - 7pm-9pm
VENUE  Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 
Talk of the Estorick Collection.
Ostia AnticaOstia AnticaThis fascinating exhibition brings together the art of two very different eras: stunning fragments of ancient statuary and mosaic from Ostia Antica - a large archaeological site located close to Rome - and the dynamic, abstract sculpture and painting of Umberto Mastroianni (1910-1998), an artist whose work has been described as 'pulsing with the hi24th September 2014Sunday 21st December 2014 Where:
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 39a  Canonbury Square      N1 2AN
Category: event
 
Ostia Antica
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Sculpture
DATES  24th September to 21st December 2014
VENUE  Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 
This fascinating exhibition brings together the art of two very different eras: stunning fragments of ancient statuary and mosaic from Ostia Antica - a large archaeological site located close to Rome - and the dynamic, abstract sculpture and painting of Umberto Mastroianni (1910-1998), an artist whose work has been described as 'pulsing with the hi
 

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