Rene Magritte and Contemporary Art: An Influence of Ideas and Information or the Puzzle Never Solved

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The playful surrealism of Rene Magritte (1898-1967) has had a tremendous and liberating influence on the art of our day, and this book is the first to take a systematic look at that influence. Cataloging a Belgian exhibition, this volume illustrates how some 50+ contemporary artists -- including Artschwager, Louise Bourgeois, Wim Delvoye, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Boyd Webb and many more -- have, in various ways and to varying degrees, shown a conceptual kinship with Magritte's work. Special attention in the book is paid to ...

Rene Magritte and Contemporary Art: An Influence of Ideas and Information or the Puzzle Never Solved 1998, Stichting Kunstboek

ISBN-13: 9789074377744

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