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The Enigma of a Day (L’énigme d’une journée)

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Description: Richard Diebenkorn: The Catalogue Raisonné (Volume 1: Essays and References)
The large, olive-green wedge that drops from the upper left edge of Ocean Park #31 (1970; fig. 70) very quietly stirs a memory, eventually summoning up a grass-green wedge that rises at the left side of Henri Matisse’s Piano Lesson (1916; fig. 71). Then, looking around, we see...
PublisherYale University Press
Description: Giorgio de Chirico and the Metaphysical City: Nietzsche, Modernism, Paris
Almost immediately after Italy entered World War One in May of 1915, Giorgio de Chirico and his brother, Alberto Savinio, departed Paris to serve in the 27th infantry regiment of the Italian army in Ferrara. Exchanging their international exploits for a national identity – a “proper passport,” as Giorgio later recalled – the brothers still advertised their...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.31-71

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