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The 1000++ Artworks of media Oil On Canvas and containing the word giorgio de chirico, oil on canvas, metaphysical art, buildings, colour, gates, symbols, 1925



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Giorgio De Chirico - The Child-s BrainThe Child's BrainGiorgio De Chirico

The surrealists were greatly influenced by Sigmund Freud’s theories of sexuality. In his writings on the ‘Oedipus complex’, Freud argued that rivalries between sons and fathers for the attention of the mother could lead to feelings of confusion, shame and guilt about sex in adult life. The Freudian ...

Moderna Museum (Stockholm, Sweden)
 
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Giorgio De Chirico - The Red TowerThe Red TowerGiorgio De Chirico

Giorgio De Chirico founded the Scuola metafisica or the Metaphysical Art movement. This movement was marked by the use of dream-like landscapes, the artist was inspired by Nietzsche’s work and sought to depict reality with mythology or imagination. The painting The Red Tower shows a landscape from...

 
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Suzanne Valadon - The Blue RoomThe Blue RoomSuzanne Valadon

The Blue Room is a self-portrait of Valadon. She is displayed inclined on a bed surrounded by blue sheets with floral patterns, with two closed books to the side. Valadon herself appears slightly overweight, lounging in what appear to be pajamas with a cigarette in her mouth. Her eyes face away from...

Musée National d'Art Moderne Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris, France)
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Giorgio De Chirico - The Prodigal SonThe Prodigal SonGiorgio De Chirico

The Prodigal Son (Italian: Il figliol prodigo) is a painting by the Greek-born Italian artist Giorgio de Chirico. It is painted in tempera on canvas and was completed in 1922 as de Chirico was in transition from the Metaphysical style of his earlier works to the neoclassicism he essayed in the 1920s...

Galleria d'Arte Moderna (Milan, Italy)
 
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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner - The Red Tower at HalleThe Red Tower at HalleErnst Ludwig Kirchner

The painting shows the so called “red tower” a freestanding late Gothic bell tower wuth a Gothic brick base, one of the landmarks of the city of Halle. It stands on same square as the Marktkirche (the church to the left in the background) which Feininger chose as a motif in his work. The square is p...

Museum Folkwang (Essen, Germany)
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Georges Pierre Seurat - A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande JatteA Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande JatteGeorges Pierre Seurat

A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte – 1884 (French: Un dimanche après-midi à l'Île de la Grande Jatte - 1884) is one of Georges Seurat's most famous works, and is an example of pointillism.
Georges Seurat spent over two years painting A Sunday Afternoon, focusing meticulously on...

Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, United States)
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Giorgio De Chirico - The Uncertainty of the PoetThe Uncertainty of the PoetGiorgio De Chirico

Purchased with assistance from the Art Fund (Eugene Cremetti Fund), the Carroll Donner Bequest, the Friends of the Tate Gallery and members of the public 1985. De Chirico’s quiet square evokes the classical arcades and statuary of antiquity (the sculpture is a torso of Aphrodite). In contrast, the p...

Tate Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
 
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Rembrandt Van Rijn - Night WatchNight WatchRembrandt Van Rijn

The Night Watch or The Shooting Company of Frans Banning Cocq (Dutch: De Nachtwacht) is the common name of one of the most famous works by Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn. The painting may be more properly titled The Company of captain Frans Banning Cocq and lieutenant Willem van Ruytenburch prepar...

Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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George Grosz - The Eclipse of the SunThe Eclipse of the SunGeorge Grosz

George Grosz was an important figure in the Berlin Dada Movement which heavily criticised the government and authority that prevailed post-WWI. The Eclipse of the Sun is a great example of his political art, as he depicts a table of mindless bureaucrats surrounding Paul von Hindenburg, the president...

Heckscher Museum (Huntington, United States)
 
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Camille Pissarro - Red Roofs, Corner of a Village, WinterRed Roofs, Corner of a Village, WinterCamille Pissarro

Pissarro's painting entitled Red Roofs, Corner of a Village, Winter is a relatively small canvas measuring only about 55 by 88 cm. It is oil on canvas and is on display at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris. Most Impressionist artists painted in the open air. They would take their easels and canvases out i...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)