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2016: The Foundation’s Activities

Among the significant events and initiatives promoted by the Foundation during 2016 are:

— Participation in the exhibition GOSHKA MACUGA. To the Son of Man Who Ate the Scroll, curated by G. Macuga, Fondazione Prada, Milan, 5 February-21 June 2016. Catalogue edited by M. Mainetti, Fondazione Prada, Milan 2016.

— Organisation, with Suna and Inan Kiraç Foundation, Istanbul, of the exhibition Giorgio de Chirico e Enigma of the World, curated by F. Benzi, Pera Museum Istanbul, 23 February-1 May 2016 (extended to 8 May). Catalogue published by Suna and Inan Kiraç Foundation, Istanbul 2016.

— Organisation, with MetaMorfosi, of the exhibition De Chirico. La Ricostruzione, curated by C. Strinati, MetaMorfosi Art Gallery, Palazzo Bufalini, Spoleto 2016; 27 February-5 June 2016. Catalogue published by MetaMorfosi, Spoleto 2016 and Antico Arsenale, Amalfi, 7 December 2016-19 March 2017.

— Participation in the conference Partorire con l’Arte, with a speech by P. Picozza, at MACRO Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rome, 1 March 2016.

— Participation in the exhibition Matematica e Bellezza. Fibonacci e il numero aureo, curated by A. Zichichi, at Castel de Monte, Apulia, 24 March-15 November 2016. Catalogue Il Cigno CG Edizioni, Rome 2016.

— Participation in the conference Giorgio de Chirico: a Day of Study, at Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Istanbul, on 2 April 2016 on occasion of the exhibition Giorgio de Chirico – The Enigma of the World, curated by F. Benzi, at Pera Museum, Istanbul.

– Publication of «Metaphysical Art – The de Chirico Journals», n. 14/16, Maretti Editore, Falciano 2016.

– Publication of the English edition of Alcestis – A Ferrara Love Story: Giorgio de Chirico and Antonia Bolognesi, by E. Bolognesi, Maretti Editore, Falciano 2016 (Italian edition 2015).

— Organisation, with Artes. Associazione culturale, of the exhibition Giorgio de Chirico. Return to the Castle, curated by M. Margozzi and K. Robinson, at Castello di Conversano, Apulia, 10 July-1 November 2016 (extended to 20 November). Bilingual Italian/English catalogue published by Artes. Associazione culturale, Conversano 2016.

– Re-edition of Giorgio de Chirico’s novel Ebdòmero in Italian, Abscondita (SE), Milano 2016

— Participation in the conference La nostalgia del poeta: omaggio a Giorgio de Chirico, a project by G. Tinti, with a speech by K. Robinson, at MACRO – Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rome, on 25 September 2016.

— Participation in the exhibition Maybe Metafisica. Marc Camille Chaimowicz MCC, at Triennale Design Museum, Milan, 14 October-8 January 2016.

— Organisation, in celebration of Fondazione Giorgio e Isa de Chirico’s 30th anniversary, of the conference Fine della Bellezza? Dibattito tra arte classica e moderna, at Accademia Nazionale di San Luca, Rome, 22 November 2016. The Giorgio de Chirico House-museum welcomed guests for free visits on 19, 20 and 21 November.

— Participation in the exhibition Vo(l)to di donna, curated by S. Pegoraro with G. Falconi and A. Carla Merone, at Camera dei Deputati, Palazzo Montecitorio, Rome, 1 December 2016-9 January 2017 (extended to 18 February 2017), organised by Metamorfosi.

– Publication of Giorgio de Chirico – Catalogue of Works (1913-1976) vol. 3, including 451 artworks by Giorgio de Chirico, an essay by M. Calvesi, a presentation by P. Picozzza and the poem in prose Painting (1938) by G. de Chirico, Maretti Editore, Falciano 2016.