Top 27 Chirico Quotes

#1. Our Onirisme movement was a synthesis between the Romantic Fantastique and Surrealism. Dimov and I rejected automatic writing. We loved surrealist painters: Chirico, Magritte, Tanguy and especially Brauner (also a Romanian), who never respected the laws that Breton imposed in his manifests.

Dumitru Tepeneag

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#2. There are a lot of artists in Gowanus, and certain things come into your visual vocabulary from living there - the scale of the subway and the canal, sometimes it almost looks like a de Chirico painting, with the intense angles of the shadows and everything.

Dana Schutz

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#3. Oh, stop it, I tell myself. Stop looking for links and meaning and explanations. What did De Chirico say? The world is a museum of strangeness.

Kirsty Eagar

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#4. Where is automatism in the work of Chirico or Tanguy? Even Dali had to renounce it in order to be able to organize the space of the canvas according to the combined laws of dreams and pictorial aesthetics.

Dumitru Tepeneag

Chirico Quotes #4283
#5. I'd never experienced stress before I did stand-up, and it was a massive shock to my system, this thing of waking up, and the nerves of, 'You're on stage tonight.'

Johnny Vegas

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#6. I think the Lewis and Clark Expedition was the greatest undertaking in American History. I think landing a man on the moon pales next to it.

Kathryn Lasky

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#7. Although the dream is a very strange phenomenon and an inexplicable mystery, far more inexplicable is the mystery and aspect our minds confer on certain objects and aspects of life.

Giorgio De Chirico

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#8. Everything has two aspects; the current aspect, which we see nearly always and which ordinary men see, and the ghostly and metaphysical aspect, which only rare individuals may see in moments of clairvoyance and metaphysical abstraction.

Giorgio De Chirico

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#9. Where can we
go if not to each other,
resenting every step?

Brenda Shaughnessy

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#10. Humanity cannot maintain value in their pitiful existence without blind obedience.

Lionel Suggs

Chirico Quotes #1308424
#11. Maps are essential. Planning a journey without a map is like building a house without drawings.

Mark Jenkins

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#12. Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts act themselves senseless in 'August: Osage County,' and by the time they're finished, they've acted their movie senseless, too.

Steve Erickson

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#13. There is much more mystery in the shadow of a man walking on a sunny day, than in all religions of the world.

Giorgio De Chirico

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#14. It is essential that the revelation we receive, the conception of an image which embraces a certain thing, which has no sense of itself, which has no subject, which means absolutely nothing from the logical point of view ... should speak so strongly in us ... that we feel compelled to paint ...

Giorgio De Chirico

Chirico Quotes #1014332
#15. I believe, however, that such abnormal moments can be found in everyone, and it is all the more fortunate when they occur in individuals with creative talent or with clairvoyant powers.

Giorgio De Chirico

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#16. To be a tennis champion, you have to be inflexible. You have to be stubborn. You have to be arrogant. You have to be selfish and self-absorbed. Kind of tunnel vision almost.

Chris Evert

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#17. We must hold enormous faith in ourselves.

Giorgio De Chirico

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#18. We think with horror now of the days when we burnt witches. I believe the day will come when we will shudder to think that we ever hanged criminals.

Agatha Christie

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#19. To become truly immortal, a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only interfere. But once these barriers are broken, it will enter the realms of childhood visions and dreams.

Giorgio De Chirico

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#20. Art is the fatal net which catches these strange moments on the wing like mysterious butterflies, fleeing the innocence and distraction of common men.

Giorgio De Chirico

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#21. It used to be that painters were crazy and sculptors clever. Today it's the other way around.

Giorgio De Chirico

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#22. When I close my eyes my vision is even more powerful.

Giorgio De Chirico

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#23. Et quid amabo nisi quod aenigma est? ("What shall I love if not the enigma?")

Giorgio De Chirico

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#24. One must picture everything in the world as an enigma, and live in the world as if in a vast museum of strangeness.

Giorgio De Chirico

Chirico Quotes #109489
#25. We're all moons. Sometimes our dark sides overshadow our light.

Richard Paul Evans

Chirico Quotes #107400
#26. If a work of art is to be truly immortal, it must pass quite beyond the limits of the human world, without any sign of common sense and logic. In this way the work will draw nearer to dream and to the mind of a child.

Giorgio De Chirico

Chirico Quotes #60609
#27. I started writing after college, slowly, secretly writing.

Jhumpa Lahiri

Chirico Quotes #49471

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