Magritte

  • (noun): Belgian surrealist painter (1898-1967).
    Synonyms: Rene Magritte

Some articles on magritte:

Georgette Berger
... Georgette Berger was the wife of artist René Magritte ... Magritte left the following year to attend the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels from 1916 to 1918 ... Berger studied post-war modernism which led to her meeting Magritte again in an art shop in 1920 ...
The Son Of Man
... l'homme) is a 1964 painting by the Belgian surrealist painter René Magritte ... Magritte painted it as a self-portrait ... About the painting, Magritte said At least it hides the face partly ...
The Difficult Crossing - The 1926 Version
... elements, some of which are common to many of Magritte's works ... Another common feature of Magritte's works seen here is the ambiguity between windows and paintings ... Magritte elevated the idea to another level in his series of works based on The Human Condition where "outdoor" paintings and windows both appear and even overlap ...
The League Of Frightened Men - Popular Culture
... "A number of the paintings of René Magritte (1898–1967), the internationally famous Belgian painter, are named after titles of books by Rex Stout," wrote the artist's attorney and friend Harry Torczyner ... Rex Stout and Georges Simenon," the Times Higher Education Supplement wrote of Magritte ... of his best titles were 'found' in this way." Magritte's 1942 painting, Les compagnons de la peur ("The Companions of Fear"), bears the title given to The League of Frightened Men when it was published in France ...
Apple Corps - History
... revealed that he had been inspired by René Magritte's painting, Le Jeu de Mourre, featuring an apple with the words "Au revoir" painted on it ... One day he got hold of a Magritte he thought I’d love ... from the garden to the living room, there on the table he’d just propped up this little Magritte ...

Famous quotes containing the word magritte:

    To be a surrealist ... means barring from your mind all remembrance of what you have seen, and being always on the lookout for what has never been.
    —René Magritte (1898–1967)

    The mind loves the unknown. It loves images whose meaning is unknown, since the meaning of the mind itself is unknown.
    —René Magritte (1898–1967)

    The present reeks of mediocrity and the atom bomb.
    —René Magritte (1898–1967)