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Heather Ewing

HEATHER EWING is an architectural historian and the Executive Director of the Center for Italian Modern Art.

And What Shall I Love? Looking at Giorgio de Chirico

In 1969 a young artist in Turin named Giulio Paolini took as his personal motto the Latin inscription—itself a quotation from Nietzsche—at the foot of an early Giorgio de Chirico self-portrait: Et quid amabo nisi quod ænigma est [And What Shall I Love If Not the Enigma].

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The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2020

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