magritte magritte


  • (n) Belgian surrealist painter (1898-1967)


  • Envisioning the fall

    Rene Magritte dedicated his life to painting the impossible. This fall, in what promises to be a blockbuster exhibit of subversive and delightful absurdities, his work comes to the Museum of Modern Art. “There’s now an entire generation of people here who haven’t seen a Magritte show,” says...
    on September 5, 2013     Source: New York Post


  1. "Magritte makes Surrealism digestible for a broader audience, and he's had such a great influence on advertising that we don't even see it anymore," Baldessari said. "I saw it as a chance to do something I haven't done before."
    on Nov 17, 2006 By: John Baldessari Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Gangster No 1 was originally influenced by Bacon, Sexy Beast was Hockney, 44 Inch Chest was Magritte," Mellis says. "The gangster thing wasn't researched, or from speaking to cockney hardmen. We just got in a room and made ourselves laugh."
    on Jan 14, 2010 By: Louis Mellis Source: The Guardian

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