They suggest gloomy thoughts.
About the talent and work of Giorgio de Chirico (Giorgio de Chirico) can talk endlessly, however, as to admire them. After all, he managed to create a wonderful world, imbued with not only bright colors, but also a mystery, full of disturbing silence. In his paintings come to life deserted streets of big cities, exhausted by the midday rays of the hot sun, ancient arches and columns that alone reach for the sky, towering above the ground, the statues are more like mannequins, thoughtfully looking at the melancholy picture around.
“Do not forget that every picture is a reflection of the inner world and the inner world – a kind of oddity, while oddity means something unknown…” – so said Giorgio about his work. But it is not surprising. The paintings resemble metamorphic dreams: the heat, the silence, a strange feeling of perpetual anxiety, heavy, stifling, almost viscous atmosphere of a silent and deserted city, the streets of which runs a delicate little girl with a Hoop towards the ominous shadows, peeking slyly from the corner. Bright building with arches going off into the distance, angular statues with the heads of puppets, masks, inspiring some fear, a lonely red tower, looking at that it conjures up unpleasant images and excites the mind, catches the pack of needles from an overabundance of feelings and emotions…
Red tower, 1913. Author: Giorgio de Chirico.
The soothsayer’s recompense, 1913. Author: Giorgio de Chirico.
Piazza d’italia, the red tower, 1943. Author: Giorgio de Chirico.
Piazza d’italia: Melancholy, 1912. Author: Giorgio de Chirico.
Predictor, 1916. Author: Giorgio de Chirico.
Piazza d’italia, with equestrian statue. Author: Giorgio de Chirico.
He believed that reality is merely a thin shell, under which is hidden the mysterious dark world of the subconscious. Consequently, all the subjects of his works are ambiguous and contradictory, they seem distorted. And the longer you look at them, the more questions arise. Answers that can be obtained only by looking into your own subconscious. “In my work I tried to reflect that incredible feeling surge through me when reading Nietzsche. Italian town on a Sunny day, melancholic afternoon, the play of light and shadows, the lonely figures of people… That this must be the art in which thoughts are required to break away from logic and sense. Because the only way a person is able to examine objects from a new angle, finding in them previously unseen features…” – said Giorgio.
Holy fish, 1919. Author: Giorgio de Chirico.
Two masks, 1926. Author: Giorgio de Chirico.
Puzzle of the day, 1914. Author: Giorgio de Chirico.
Mystery and melancholy of street, 1914. Author: Giorgio de Chirico.
Turin spring, 1914. Author: Giorgio de Chirico.
A song of love, 1914. Author: Giorgio de Chirico.
Restless Muse, 1918. Author: Giorgio de Chirico.
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