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Published by Rizzoli in New York .
Written in English


  • History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -,
  • Individual artists,
  • Individual Painters - 20th Century,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Surrealism,
  • Art,
  • Painting, Modern,
  • Magritte, Rene,,
  • History - General,
  • Individual Artist,
  • Magritte, Rene,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • 1898-1967,
  • 1900-1999 (20th century),
  • Belgium,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Painting, Belgian

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 22-23

StatementPere Gimferrer.
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p.: chiefly ill. (some color) ;
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8247195M
ISBN 100847808092
ISBN 109780847808090

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  Magritte thus invented an inimitable pictorial language which he uses to question our usual comprehension of pictures. In this book, Jacques Meuris traces Magritte's artistic development from its beginnings until the end of his life, and in doing so underlines the originality of Salvador Dalí and René Magritte first met in the spring of , in Paris, where these two emblematic Surrealists moved among the leaders of the artistic avant-garde. In August that year, Magritte joined Dalí in Cadaqués. Their Surrealist summer would pro Read this book on Questia. "There is no Surrealist art," Georges Hugnet once wrote, calling attention to the fact that Surrealism is not a style nor a method of painting but an effort to restore to man through any means possible the consciousness of his interior world where the objects of sense unite with :// Get this from a library! Magritte. [René Magritte; David Larkin; Eddie Wolfram] -- "Providing myriad visual examples of the ''Magritte effect, '' this new volume presents work by an artist who even among his fellow Surrealist painters seems--even after so many years--shocking,