Metaphysical Interior with Biscuits

Metaphysical Interior with Biscuits Painting by Giorgio de Chirico.

Metaphysical Interior with Biscuits by Giorgio de Chirico

Metaphysical Interior with Biscuits by Giorgio de Chirico was produced in 17th Century and is considered to be one of the famous artworks of Surrealism movement. The work can be viewed now at The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas

 

Medium: Oil Painting 

Subject(s): objects, space
 

 

Metaphysical Interior with Biscuits is an oil painting produced in 1916 by Italian painter Giorgio de Chirico.

Metaphysical Interior with Biscuits was one of the earliest editions paintings of a series that extended into Giorgio de Chirico’s career.

Metaphysical Interior with Biscuits depicts a room that was cluttered with objects. These objects were arranged in a surreal manner. The main focus of this painting was a panel on which several biscuits were mounted giving it an abstract feel. Behind this panel was an image of an architectural scene in an irregular shaped frame. The architectural scene resembles an earlier style of work by Giorgio de Chirico. The fact of discovering certain figures in this painting could be described as the symptom of a certain forms of madness. An artwork was regarded as the expression which catches these strange and special moments in flight like an unnoticed man and the mysterious butterfly.

Metaphysical Interior with Biscuits is an oil painting produced in 1916 by Italian painter Giorgio de Chirico.

The artist Giorgio de Chirico sought to express several scenes in this painting from his personal consciousness of mystery. He believed that he was gifted with an ability to recognize objects and surfaces. The dimensions of the painting Metaphysical Interior with Biscuits were 81.3 cm × 65.1 cm or 32 in × 25 5⁄8 in.

In this painting, the space that a subject must occupy was very conscious and it divides several objects from the viewer. The awareness of the space would establish a new set of objects which were attached to the planet because due to the law of gravity. The minute but accurate use of the space in this painting constitutes the metaphysical artwork.

 

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