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”  

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,

René Magritte – Observations of Men

 

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