[ US /kɪˈɹikoʊ/ ]
  1. Italian painter (born in Greece) whose deep shadows and barren landscapes strongly influenced the surrealists (1888-1978)
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  • The reader would never guess from this textbook that di Chirico exerted a huge influence on Dada, Surrealism and popular culture.
  • Modern Antiquity: Picasso, de Chirico, Léger, and Picabia in the Presence of the Antique Edward Goldman: In These Gods We Trust
  • Sometimes a point is made almost too fully, as when no fewer than 29 paintings by Giorgio de Chirico detail his borrowings from Raphael, Titian, Guido Reni, Watteau and Fragonard in all their hideosity.
  • Delvaux's major influences include De Chirico, Dalí and fellow Belgian René Magritte, though his work has none of the shock value of Magritte and none of Dalí's famous 'paranoiac' method. Archive 2007-08-01
  • Its bald expanse colonized by a single stubby tree, the narrow courtyard has the bleak and slightly disturbing aura of a de Chirico painting.
  • It makes Piazza Affari look like a De Chirico painting," she said, referring to the surrealist artist, citing a particular attraction for the hand's "beautiful" veins. At Milan's Bourse, Finger Pointing Has Business Leaders Up in Arms
  • Theirs was no retrograde revival of past styles, but a reworking of Giotto and the Italian primitives through a modernist lens, specifically, the ironic classicism of Giorgio de Chirico.
  • From museums and private collections all over the world come iconic works by Pablo Picasso, Giorgio De Chirico, Fernand Léger and Francis Picabia. Edward Goldman: In These Gods We Trust
  • His paintings feel like direct conversations with Corot, de Chirico, Chardin, Poussin, Puvis de Chavannes, and the dusty, sun-drenched world of antiquity. Paintings That Converse With Antiquity
  • He studied at the Brussels Academy from 1916, associating with the Belgian avant-garde - poets and painters - and admiring the Futurists and the Italian metaphysical painter Giorgio de Chirico.
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