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Magritte, René 1898-1967

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Magritte : the silence of the world by David Sylvester( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The purpose of this book, written in conjunction with the Magritte catalogue raisonné, is to look at the artist and his art in ways which lie outside the scope of that publication ... It discusses the long-term development of images and ideas' and it ventures opinions about events and patterns in the artist's life"--Page [7]
René Magritte by Abraham Marie Hammacher( Book )

19 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Magritte's position in 20th century art, his method of working, his interest in language in relation to his art, and his fascination with the ideas and subject matter of Edgar Allen Poe
La belle captive : a novel by Alain Robbe-Grillet( Book )

26 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nouveau roman featuring a non-story, narrated by an anti-narrator who murders to dismember, literally or metaphorically. Illustrated with surrealistic paintings by the late Rene Magritte. The author wrote the scenario for the film, Last Year at Marienbad
Magritte by Siegfried Gohr( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of key paintings, which accompanies a retrospective at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, is particularly notable because the paintings have been selected to show Magritte's influence on the art of the latter half of the twentieth century, especially Pop and Conceptual art. An essay by art historian Siegfried Gohr explores some of the major themes in Magritte's work, while more than sixty color plates tantalize the viewer."--Jacket
Magritte : attempting the impossible by Siegfried Gohr( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and German and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This lavishly illustrated book assembles a wide range of Magritte's work, providing a thorough overview that focuses on all aspects of his oeuvre: paintings, drawings, collages, graphic design, prints and sculptures."--Inside jacket
Monsieur René Magritte by Adrian Maben( Visual )

20 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The house where artist René Magritte lived and worked was left untouched by his widow after his death in 1967 and it tells much about the man who found inspiration in everyday surroundings. Childhood experiences and the suicide of Magritte's mother are recalled by the artist himself in archive footage and he explains how this tragic event later inspired themes in his paintings. The film focuses on the recurring influences of certain objects and places in Magritte's art, his experimentation with futurism and his attraction to the work of Chirico before discovering his own unique surrealist style."--Container
Rene Magritte by Marcel Paquet( Book )

44 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Werk van de Belgische kunstenaar
René Magritte, 1898-1967 by Jacques Meuris( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Polish and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surrealism - Realism - The Renoir and Vache periods
René Magritte by Mike Venezia( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and career of the twentieth-century Belgian Surrealist painter
Magritte : the Hayward Gallery, the South Bank Centre, London, 21 May-2 August 1992 [and others] by Sarah Whitfield( Book )

7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magritte by Jacques Meuris( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magritte by Richard Calvocoressi( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A commentary on the life and work of Belgian painter, Rene Magritte
René Magritte : beyond painting by Patricia Allmer( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential René Magritte by Todd Alden( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and French and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Belgian Surrealist Rene Magritte is a master of optical illusion. His influence on pop culture is felt everywhere -- from advertising and corporate logos, to consumer products and design. Magritte's paintings are witty and easy to enter, but their eerie calm can be unnerving and leave us with a feeling of Let's get out of here! We end up wondering if what we're looking at is what we're supposed to be seeing." "Here's the story behind Magritte's: Shrouded lovers kissing. Trains roaring out of fireplaces. Bowler-hatted men floating through the air. Giant apples that fill entire rooms. Pipes that aren't pipes ... or are they? Book jacket."--Jacket
This is not a pipe by Michel Foucault( Book )

33 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains the author's classic essay on the complex relationship between language and image in René Magritte's iconic painting. What does it mean to write "This is not a pipe" across a bluntly literal painting of a pipe? The painting is not a pipe, but rather an image of a pipe, which was Magritte's point. By exploring the nuances and ambiguities of Magritte's visual critique of language, he finds the painter less removed than previously thought from the pioneers of modern abstraction. The author's essay offers a view of a painter whose influence and popularity continue to grow unchecked
Magritte : le jour et la nuit by Henri de Gerlache( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magritte explores the relationship between objects and their representation with a view to giving new meanings to familiar objects. "Every visible thing hides something else which is visible." This film provides an overview of the life of the artist and the man, his memories and places he visited. An actor presents contradictions and mystery surrounding his work. (54 minutes)
Écrits complets by René Magritte( Book )

27 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Réunit l'ensemble des textes publiés du vivant du peintre, ses entretiens dans les médias, des textes préparés pour la publications mais restés inédits, les références des tracts et manifestes qu'il a cosignés, des lettres théoriques ne faisant pas partie de sa correspondance privée, des propos rapportés, des textes avec de nombreuses citations de l'artiste, et des textes apocryphes
René Magritte und der Surrealismus in Belgien : Kunstverein und Kunsthaus Hamburg, 23. Januar bis 28. März 1982 by Kunsthaus Hamburg( Book )

11 editions published in 1982 in German and Germanic and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

René Magritte by Abraham Marie Hammacher( Book )

10 editions published in 1986 in 3 languages and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

René Magritte en de hedendaagse kunst : een doorstroming van ideëen en gegevens, of een raadsel nooit opgelost by René Magritte( Book )

8 editions published in 1998 in Dutch and English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogus bij een tentoonstelling over de invloed van het werk van de Belgische schilder (1898-1967) op de hedendaagse kunst
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Magritt, Rene

Magritt, René 1898-1967


Magritte 1898-1967

Magritte, René

Magritte René François Ghislain

Magritte, René-François-Ghislain 1898-1967

Renatus Magritte

Rene Francois Ghislain Magritte

Renē Magrits

René Magritte

René Magritte artist belgian

René Magritte artista belga

René Magritte belga pentristo

René Magritte belga szürrealista festőművész

René Magritte Belgia kunstnik

René Magritte Belgian artist

René Magritte Belgian surrealist artist

René Magritte Belgisch kunstschilder

René Magritte belgischer Maler des Surrealismus

René Magritte malarz belgijski

René Magritte peintre belge

René Magritte pintor belga

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Rene Maqrit

Ρενέ Μαγκρίτ

Ρενέ Μαγκρίτ Βέλγος σουρρεαλιστής καλλιτέχνης

Магритт Р. Ф. Г. 1898-1967

Магритт Рене

Рене Магрит

Рене Магритт бельгийский художник-сюрреалист

Рене Магрітт

Рэнэ Магрыт

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מגריט, רנה, 1898-1967

רנה מגריט

רנה מגריט אמן בלגי

رنه ماگریت هنرمند، نقاش، و مجسمه‌ساز بلژیکی

رينيه ماغريت

رينيه ماغريت فنان بلجيكي

रेने मैगराइट

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เรอเน มากริต

რენე მაგრიტი

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르네 마그리트

마그리트, 르네 1898-1967


マグリット, ルネ



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