Giorgio de Chirico and the myth of Ariadne

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Merrell, in association with the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2002 - Art - 216 pages
A Key to understanding De Chrico's ceuvre is an earily series of eight paintings of the mythical Greek princess Ariadne, which had a powerful impact on such Surrealist paintes as Salvador Dali, Max Ernst, RenC) Magritte and Yves Tanguy. Including an unpublished text by Max Ernst, this is a landmark publication.

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The work of Italian painter Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) was a source of wonder and influence for the artists of his time and continues to inspire artists today. These two books examine the mythical ... Read full review

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Foreword
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Premonitions
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The Ariadne Series
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Michael Taylor has had a varied career as journalist, academic and central banker. His numerous publications include Men versus the State: Herbert Spencer and Late Victorian Individualism (OUP, 2006) and contributions to the New Dictionary of National Biography.

Gale is an authority on twentieth-century art. He is currently working for the Tate Gallery, London, on a book about early twentieth-century artists in its collection.

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