Curated by: Victoria Noel-Johnson
Produced and organized by ViDi, in collaboration with the Palazzo Ducale Foundation for Culture and the Giorgio and Isa de Chirico Foundation, the Giorgio de Chirico exhibition. The face of Metaphysics , presents about 100 works created by the Pictor Optimus over his entire career and from prestigious museums such as the Giorgio and Isa de Chirico Foundation in Rome, the National Gallery of Modern Art in Rome, the MART in Rovereto , the Modern Art Gallery of Palazzo Pitti - Florence, the Alberto Sordi Museum Foundation, the Bilotti Museum, the Boschi Di Stefano House-Museum in Milan, the Luigi Bellini Museum in Florence, the Mario Rimoldi Museum of Modern Art in Belluno , as well as from prestigious private collections.
The exhibition offers a critical review of the artist's complex activity, exactly one hundred years after the Master's decision in 1919 to take a different direction from Metaphysical painting (1910-1918), in favor of styles and techniques inspired by Classicism and the great masters. of the past. In line with the position that de Chirico has always supported, the exhibition highlights not a detachment, but an increasingly sophisticated evolution.