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2017: The Foundation’s Activities

Among the significant events organised by the Foundation and initiatives promoted in 2017 are:

– Organisation, in collaboration with MetaMorfosi, of the exhibition De Chirico. La Ricostruzione, curated by C. Strinati, MetaMorfosi Art Gallery, Antico Arsenale, Amalfi, 7 December 2016 – 19 March 2017; previous venue, Palazzo Bufalini, Spoleto, 27 February – 5 June 2016; catalogue MetaMorfosi, Spoleto 2016.

– Participation in exhibition New York New York. La riscoperta dell’America curated by F. Tedeschi, Museo del Novecento, Milan, 13 April – 17 September 2017; catalogue Mondadori Electa, Milan 2017; conference Giorgio de Chirico e l’America with K. Robinson and F. Tedeschi, 16 May 2017.

– Organisation, in collaboration with Tretyakov State Gallery di Moscow, of the exhibition Giorgio de Chirico. Metaphysical Visions curated by G. Mercurio in collaboration with T. Goryacheva and V. Noel-Johnson at Tretyakov State Gallery, 19 April – 23 July 2017; catalogue in Russian, English and Italian published by the Italian Institute of Culture, Moscow 2017.

– Translation and publication of The Memoirs of Giorgio de Chirico in Russian, Garage Contemporary Art Museum, Moscow 2017.

- Participation in the exhibition Giorgio de Chirico. Rays of Light in Italian Modern Art, curated by G. Rasario, V. Dehò, Zhang Xi, S. Fintoni, Modern Art Museum, Shanghai, 16 June – 15 September 2017; catalogue published in Chinese and English.

– Participation in the exhibition Giancarlo Vitali – Time out, curated by V. Vitali, Palazzo Reale, Milan, 5 July – 24 September 2917.

– Organisation, in collaboration with Fundación Bancaria “la Caixa”, of the itinerant exhibition The World of Giorgio de Chirico. Dream or Reality, curated by M. Margozzi and K. Robinson, at CaixaForum Barcelona, 17 July – 22 October 2017; opened in Madrid on 23 November 2017 (until 18 March 2018); successive venues, Saragossa (18 March – 24 June 2018) and Palma di Majorca (24 July – 11 November 2018).

– Participation in the exhibition Anni ’70. Francesco Vezzoli guarda la RAI, Fondazione Prada, Milan, 9 May – 24 September 2017; catalogue curated by C. Costa e M. Mainetti.

– Participation in the exhibition Artisti all’Opera. Il Teatro dell’Opera di Roma sulla frontiera dell’arte da Picasso a Kentridge (1880-2017), curated by G. Farinelli, A. Bigini and R. Gioia, in collaboration with F.Reggiani and A. Malusardi of Archivio Storico and A. Biagiotti of Fondazione Teatro dell’Opera, Museo di Roma, Palazzo Braschi, Rome 17 November 2017 – 11 March 2018.

– Publication of the periodical “Metafisica. Quaderni della Fondazione Giorgio e Isa de Chirico” n. 14/16, in Italian, Maretti Editore, Falciano (RSM) 2017.

– New Italian edition of G. de Chirico, Commedia dell’arte moderna, Abscondita, Milan 2017.

– Participation in Chanel Creative Festival, a seminary organised by Maison Chanel for company personnel on the theme “create yourself” with guided tours of the Giorgio de Chirico House-museum, one of Rome’s most emblematic places, on 6 November 2017.

– Publication of V. Noel-Johnson, De Chirico and the United Kingdom, a monographic volume in English, Maretti Editore, Falciano (RSM) 2017.