Giorgio de Chirico’s House Museum is situated at n° 31 Piazza di Spagna in Rome, where he settled at the age of 60 after having lived in various European cities and a period spent in New York (1936-1938). The artist lived and worked the last 30 years of his life in the three-floor apartment-studio now open to the public.
The Foundation’s Collection holds more than 600 artworks by Giorgio de Chirico, including paintings, sculptures, drawings, watercolours, lithographs and theatre costumes. The collection also includes a selection of publications illustrated by the artist, such as Calligrammes (1930), Mythologie (1934) and L’Apocalisse (1941).
“African feeling. The arcade is there forever. Shadow from right to left, cool breeze bringing forgetfulness – the shadow falls, it falls like an enormous leaf. But its line is its beauty: enigma of fatality, symbol of unyielding will power." A Celebration (1911-1915 ca.) in The Collected Poems of Giorgio de Chirico