De Chirico, Max Ernst, Magritte, Balthus. A look into the invisible

The scenic and charming Palazzo Strozzi, February 26, 2010 begins the new exhibition: De Chirico, Max Ernst, Magritte, Balthus. A look into the invisible, a refined exhibition which will remain visible to the public until 18 July 2010. The event offers the most famous and important works of De Chirico's metaphysical period, carried out between 1909 and 1919, the painter who created allegorical paintings, inspired by the philosopher Nietzsche, who led him to seek to understand the reality and true human nature. This approach to existence, focused on the state of human soul, distinguished the whole century and De Chirico was able to represent him, so as to become the leading exponent and representative of the current metaphysical painter in Italy. Many painters were recognized in the art of De Chirico, and identify with his language so cryptic and metaphorical, but at the same time true and accurate, and created works that drew on his metaphysics. The exhibition also includes the creations of artists like René Magritte, Balthus, Max Ernst, Carlo Carrà and Giorgio Morandi, who studied the works of De Chirirco and drew lessons and ideas. This interesting artistic journey, to suggest a reflection on the similarities and unexpected similarities between the work of De Chirico and other artists: the encounter of subjects, characters, feelings and inspirations.

Palazzo Strozzi
From February 26 to July 18, 2010
Piazza degli Strozzi, 1, 50123 Florence
Hours: daily from 9.00 to 20.00 Thursday 9,00-23,00