Exhibition "Giorgio de Chirico. Metaphysical painting"traces the artistic and philosophical influences that fed the artist Giorgio de Chirico in Turin, then in Paris, where he discovered the picturesque avant-gardes of his time and, finally, in Ferrara.
De Chirico develops the foundations of a new artistic concept with his younger brother Alberto Savinio. A student of the Munich Academy of Arts since 1908, Kiriko discovered the ideas of Nietzsche and Schopenhauer, as well as the work of Beklin and Klinger. After staying in Milan and Florence, however, it was from France, in Paris in the autumn of 1911, he creates a special plastic vocabulary in contact with modernist art revolutions. He very quickly became noticed by some artistic personalities of his time. Guillaume Apollinaire, Maurice Reynal and Andre Salmon, as well as Andre Breton, Paul Eluard, Jean Polan, were among the first to show interest in his work and contributed to its advancement.