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The Great Metaphysician (Il grande metafisico)

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Description: Giorgio de Chirico and the Metaphysical City: Nietzsche, Modernism, Paris
~At the base of a steep platform, an oval-headed dummy rests – armless and almost faceless, but seemingly sentient – on a block of wood (Fig. 185). Wooden planks culminate in a clunky Doric propylaea, the portico of which appears as impenetrable as the mannequin’s stolid head. The figure not only inhabits...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.219-265
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00059.009

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