Magritte

[French ma-greet]
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Contemporary Examples of magritte

  • Large in size, the painting depicts a man dressed in a sharp suit and bowler cap, a style typical of Magritte himself.

  • What struck me most about the show is how brilliantly bad Magritte was as a painter.

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    News of the Weird

    Blake Gopnik

    November 5, 2013

  • In fact, though, Magritte is channeling the techniques of a mediocre hobbyist or sign painter, and translating them into fine art.

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    News of the Weird

    Blake Gopnik

    November 5, 2013

  • Take, for example, the Magritte nail I got from Raquel, which was a complete replica of the artist's oil painting The Son of Man.

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    A Picasso Manicure? The Rise of Fine-Art Nails.

    Erin Cunningham

    September 3, 2013

  • And at either end of the wall, wittily, are portraits of Magritte and Norman Rockwell, each wearing a truly ridiculous hat.

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    The Art of 'Mr. Brainwash'

    Anthony Haden-Guest

    February 18, 2010


British Dictionary definitions for magritte

Magritte

noun
  1. René (rəne). 1898–1967, Belgian surrealist painter. By juxtaposing incongruous objects, depicted with meticulous realism, his works create a bizarre and disturbing impression
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