Tag Archives: René Magritte


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Enlightenment Decor: Marcel Broodthaers and Hanne Darboven

The pairing of Marcel Broodthaers and Hanne Darboven in a single text would seem to favor the former’s methods, which lampooned and utilized the idiosyncrasies and serendipities of surface and contingency that brought about such a pairing in the first … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Rene Magritte, Le Faux Miroir. ©2015 C. HERSCOVICI/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS),NEW YORK

‘Fields of Dream: The Surrealist Landscape’ at Di Donna Gallery, New York

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday Read More


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René Magritte's The Treachery of Images (This is Not a Pipe) (1929). 


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Morning Links: Surrealist Comedy Edition

Despite improved relations with the US, Cuba is still refusing to return seized art. [The Art Newspaper]Labour leader Ed Miliband has promised to set up a Prime Minister’s Committee on the Arts, Culture and Creative Industries if he wins the May … Read More


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Katy Perry Saw a Magritte Show, and She Liked It

“First things first, I’m surrealist,” wrote Katy Perry on one of her Instagrams from her visit last night to the Art Institute of Chicago’s René Magritte show “Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926–1938.”The pop star and provocateur sung high … Read More


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Andy Warhol, Iolas, 1974, synthetic polymer paint and silk screen on canvas. ©1974 THE ANDY WARHOL FOUNDATION.

‘Alexander the Great: The Iolas Gallery 1955–1987’ at Paul Kasmin

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Haim Steinbach Let Loose in Menil Collection’s Storage

The artist curates his own exhibition, with cameos from the museum’s vast holdings Read More


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Excuse Me While I Eat the Sky: Magritte for Dinner at MoMA

A taste-by-taste recap of a five-course meal based on paintings in the Surrealist’s current show Read More


Looking at Art
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Magritte’s Grand Illusions

The curator of “Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926–1938,” opening September 28 at MoMA, explores how three photographs of the Belgian Surrealist provide insights into his wry humor and painting techniques Read More


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This Is Not a Pipe–But It IS a Newly Discovered Magritte

A new book gathers 130 previously unpublished and recently authenticated works by the Belgian Surrealist, including a portrait of Jesus, erotic pictures, and that famous cryptic pipe Read More