For the first time four works by de Chirico exhibited in Moscow in 1929, in the 1930s his drawings and etchings were exhibited. The exhibition in the Tretyakov Gallery reveals all the facets of de Chirico's work: the classical «metaphysical» and post-metaphysical painting, the artist's appeal in the 1920s and 1930s to the interpretation of antiquity and mythological subjects, his interest in the painting of old masters, numerous self-portraits, Early paintings, indicating the passion for art Swiss symbolist artist Arnold Beklin (1827-1901).
The works of this master, diversified at the exhibition, will give Russian viewers an opportunity to comprehend its influence not only on European artists, but also on Russian artists. First of all, K. Malevich, who not only transformed in his later works some techniques and motifs of painting by an Italian artist, but also urged the study of his work by his students. Such masters as A. Shevchenko, A. Deineka, K. Rozhdestvensky, V. Yermolaeva also experienced the influence of the Italian master.
The Foundation de Chirico, founded in 1986 and received by the will of the artist's widow a large corpus of his later works, is in Rome. The exhibition will feature works of painting, graphics, sculpture, as well as theatrical costumes made by the artist for the enterprise of Sergei Diaghilev to the ballet production of Bal 1929.
To see the works of the artist, who influenced the development of art of the XX century
г. Moscow, метро Park kultury, Oktyabrskaya, Krimskiy Val, 10