Giorgio de Chirico (July 10, 1888 - November 20, 1978) was an Italian artist and writer. In the years before World War I, he founded the scuola metafisica art movement, which profoundly influenced the surrealists.
One must picture everything in the world as an enigma, and live in the world as if in a vast museum of strangeness. ...
To become truly immortal a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only interfere.