"Gladiators" by Giorgio De Chirico (1888-1978)
oil painting (n/d)
Andre Breton photographed in front of Giorgio de Chirico’s Enigma of a Day.
Giorgio de Chirico - ”Furniture in the Valley” (c.1927)
oil on canvas
Some of the above comparisons probably don’t make sense without providing the context of Antonioni’s films, but here it is. I think it’s amazing how both artists put people against scenery in a very similar way, where the landscapes are often alien, terrifying, and otherworldly.
Giorgio de Chirico, Metaphysical Interior With Biscuits, 1916