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, original, and preternaturally strange. Magritte's work manages to remain challenging because it marks a paradigm shift occurring within high modernism that the world is still dealing with today--an ever-recurring moment where everyday life seems unnatural, where the bedrock epistemological and ontological assumptions on which our ...

Magritte 2001, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

ISBN-13: 9788790029401

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