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Mysterious paintings by Rene Magritte

Decalcomania 1966. Mysterious paintings by Rene Magritte

Decalcomania 1966. Mysterious paintings by Rene Magritte, Belgian artist

Mysterious paintings by Rene Magritte
Even the reflection will turn away from you. The artist tries to talk with the audience in plain language. Depicting a dove, he implies the most frequent interpretation of a symbol of peace, depicting an Apple – temptation and discord. His paintings are trying to analyze the logic of associations. Great Belgian surrealist artist Rene Magritte (21 November 1898 – 15 August 1967) displays ordinary objects in an unusual context, giving new meanings to familiar things. The feelings of tension and mystery present in the paintings of the artist, and a combination of non-standard items makes you wonder. A special role is played by the names of pictures, which are always poetic, and at first glance are not related to the paintings. But this is precisely their significance.

Discovery of fire. Surreal painting by Belgian artist Rene Magritte

Discovery of fire. Surreal painting by Belgian artist Rene Magritte

Magritte was born on November 21, 1898 in the small town Lessin, in Belgium. He spent his Childhood and adolescence in a small industrial town of Charleroi. His life was hard. In 1912, his mother drowned in the river Sambre, which apparently had a great influence on the then still a teenager future artist, however, contrary to popular opinion, we should not overestimate the impact of this event on the creation of the author. Magritte made ​​a number of other artworks from childhood, not so tragic, but filled with no less mysterious memories, about which he said that they are reflected in his work.

Empire of Light, 1954. Surreal painting by Belgian artist Rene Magritte

Empire of Light, 1954. Surreal painting by Belgian artist Rene Magritte

Mysterious paintings by Rene Magritte

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