Magritte

René François Ghislain Magritte (21 November 1898 – 15 August 1967) was a Belgian surrealist artist. He became well known for a number of witty and thought-provoking images that fall under the umbrella of surrealism. His work is known for challenging observers' preconditioned perceptions of reality.
Posts about Magritte
  • Is a photo of a Magritte painting better than the original?

    … A major Magritte show ran at the Art Institute of Chicago. It was fascinating to see all of his greatest hits in one place, nicely curated and hung. Unlike the Louvre, photography was forbidden, which got me thinking about ideas, photos and originals. In front of the Mona Lisa are hundreds of people, all taking a picture, sometimes…

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