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Giorgio de Chirico

Giorgio de Chirico Biography

Artist


ABOUT
Greek-Italian artist who founded the metaphysical art movement and also painted in Baroque and neoclassical styles.
BEFORE FAME
He attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, where he studied the work of Nietzsche and other philosophers.

FAMILY LIFE
He was married twice: first to ballerina Raissa Gurievich and five years later to Isabella Pakszwer Far.
ASSOCIATED WITH
His scuola metafisica movement greatly influenced the work of Rene Magritte and other surrealist painters.
TRIVIA
He moved to Paris in 1911 and sold his first painting, "The Red Tower," in 1913, following exhibitions at the Salon des Indépendants and the Salon d’Automne.

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