PURCHASE, N.Y. -- Author Ara H. Merjian will discuss his newly published book, "Giorgio de Chirico and the Metaphysical City: Nietzsche, Modernism, Paris," at the Neuberger Museum of Art of Purchase College on Monday, Oct. 27, at 4:30 p.m.
Merjian's book examines how de Chirico’s metaphysical cityscapes redirected the course of modernist painting and the modern architectural imagination.
Merjian is associate professor of Italian studies at New York University, where he is an affiliate of the Institute of Fine Arts and the art history department.
The book will be available for purchase at the event.
The Neuberger Museum of Art is on the Purchase College campus at 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase. Call 914-251-6100 or visit www.neuberger.org for more information.