Tag: René Magritte

Surreal Art from René Magritte

René Magritte (1898-1967) French-Belgian painter known for his surrealist art.  Many biographies refer to his style as “mysterious and full of magic”. Featured image at the top is “The Blank Check”  

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Polish artist Modern Surrealism

Surrealism (Art)

(səˈrɪəˌlɪzəm) n (Art Movements) (sometimes capital) a movement in art and literature in the 1920’s which developed esp from dada, characterized by the evocative juxtaposition of incongruous images in order to include unconscious and dream elements [C20: from French surréalisme, from sur1 + réalisme realism] surˈrealist n, adj surˌrealˈistic adj surˌrealˈistically adv Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991,

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René Magritte – Observations of Men

 

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