de Chirico

Palazzo Reale - Milan
25/09/2019 - 19/01/2020

House Museum

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).


De Chirico at The Quirinal

Fondazione Giorgio e Isa de Chirico is participating in the exhibition project Quirinale Contemporaneo: a selection of artworks representative of the national artistic heritage of Italy set within the...


Three letters by de Chirico from an unpublished correspondence donated to the Foundation

Sep 18, 2019 | News

The Foundation has received three handwritten letters in French by the artist of 1959 through the kind donation of an overseas collector. The letters represent a significant contribution to the histor...

In the Artist’s words

“In New York the most powerful breath of metaphysics emanates from its architecture; this is most surprising, and even if it were the only reason for crossing the ocean and feeling seasick, it would be worth it. In the buildings and houses of New York l have found that which l had felt and expressed through a great part of my artistic production: homogeneity and harmonious monumentality achieved by disparate and heterogeneous elements.” The Metaphysics of America, 1938

Catalogue of Works

Giorgio de Chirico – Catalogue of Works vol. 4 (1913-1975)