Famous paintings by the Belgian artists
"The Empire of Light" painting by Rene Magritte caused a wide resonance among both artists and collectors....
Once, Harry Torchiner, who was a collector, ordered a self-portrait of Rene Magritte, but it was difficult for Rene to draw himself as he was. That is why he covered his face with a green apple. As a result, Magritte did not draw himself, but rather some anonymous person with a bowler hat and...
“Do not look for the right answer - there is none,” this is what Rene Magritte used to say about his works. His "Lovers" is considered one of the most mysterious and controversial paintings....
Rene Magritte lived in a sort of very individual reality, and his pictures were the only earthly and truthful matter for him. Transferring to the something worldly, something completely ordinary and uninteresting on his canvases, he reminds himself of his existence. Right at this moment. Right now....
Back in the past, Golconda was a name of the fortress in the center of India, a place where diamonds were mainly traded. Nowadays, only ruins remained from it, and today “Golconda” is just the name of one of the pictures by Rene Magritte....
“The False Mirror” was painted by Rene Magritte in two copies. The original one was created back in 1928 (although 1929 is mentioned in some sources); the second version is dated 1935, but it gained less popularity in comparison to its original version....
The visible combined with the hidden always creates some dissonance in the mind of the viewers. The work titled "The Human Condition" evokes mixed feelings, contradicting each other. Rene Magritte created many interpretations of this composition, of which this particular one was the most...
Unlike many other surrealists, Rene Magritte attached great significance and paid increased attention to the titles of his own creations. He used to say, "names should be chosen in such a way that they do not provide any opportunity to place their own pictures in the field of the...
René Magritte is an outstanding surrealist of the twentieth century, originating from Belgium. His bizarre creation is characterized by equanimity and some detachment....
The painting title “Not to be reproduced” was written by Rene Magritte for his friend, Edward James, who was a poet and philanthropist....