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Giorgio de Chirico: Metaphysical Painting

Musée de l’Orangerie, Paris

16 Sep - 14 Dec 2020

Between his arrival in Paris in 1911 and the end of the First World War, Giorgio de Chirico founded the metaphysical painting movement. This exhibition explores his influences during this period, with works by contemporaries including Giorgio Morandi and Carlo Carrà, while also looking back to his years as a student in Munich. Find out more from the Musée de l’Orangerie’s website.

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Serenade (1909), Giorgio de Chirico.

Serenade (1909), Giorgio de Chirico. Photo: BPK, Berlin, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais/Jürgen Liepe; © ADAGP, Paris, 2020

L'Incertitude du poète (1913), Giorgio de Chirico.

L’Incertitude du poète (1913), Giorgio de Chirico. Photo: Tate, London, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais/Tate Photography; © ADAGP, Paris, 2020

La chambre enchantée (1917), Carlo Carrà.

La chambre enchantée (1917), Carlo Carrà. Photo: Ministero per i beni e le attività culturali e per il turismo (MiBACT) – Pinacoteca di Brera – Archivio Fotografico; © ADAGP, Paris, 2020

La Mélancolie du départ (1916), Giorgio De Chirico.

La Mélancolie du départ (1916), Giorgio de Chirico. Photo: Tate, London, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais/Tate Photography; © ADAGP, Paris, 2020

Le cerveau de l'enfant (1914), Giorgio de Chirico.

Le cerveau de l’enfant (1914), Giorgio de Chirico. Photo: Moderna Museet, Stockholm; © ADAGP, Paris, 2020

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