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Magritte, René 1898-1967

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La belle captive : a novel by Alain Robbe-Grillet( Book )

27 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,037 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
René Magritte by Abraham Marie Hammacher( Book )

14 editions published in 1974 in 3 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 493 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]
Magritte by Siegfried Gohr( Book )

7 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 478 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 )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in English and German and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the surroundings from which Magritte drew inspiration for his mysterious paintings. This documentary visits familiar scenes which Magritte managed to portray as new and strange. Includes excepts from an interview with Magritte
René Magritte by Mike Venezia( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 371 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 )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magritte by David Sylvester( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and German and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... offers 40 chapters of critical insights and clues to Magritte's puzzles"--Publisher description
Magritte by Jacques Meuris( Book )

10 editions published in 1990 in 4 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is not a pipe by Michel Foucault( Book )

33 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 286 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
René Magritte : beyond painting by Patricia Allmer( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magritte by René Magritte( Book )

13 editions published in 1984 in 4 languages and held by 227 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 217 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
Magritte : le jour et la nuit by Henri de Gerlache( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 211 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)
René Magritte, 1898-1967 by Jacques Meuris( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in 4 languages and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume traces the influences on Belgian surrealist artist Magritte's work through 400 illustrations that show the full range of his creativity. Not only the well-known paintings but also lesser-known murals, photographs, sculptures, and commercial works are represented. Magritte became well known for a number of witty and thought-provoking images. His intended goal for his work was to challenge observers' preconditioned perceptions of reality and force viewers to become hypersensitive to their surroundings, creating paintings that show bizarre images depicted in a realistic manner
René Magritte, 1898-1967 by Jacques Meuris( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in 3 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surrealism - Realism - The Renoir and Vache periods
Magritte by David Sylvester( Book )

14 editions published in 1992 in 4 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

René Magritte und der Surrealismus in Belgien : Kunstverein und Kunsthaus Hamburg, 23. Januar bis 28. März 1982 by Kunsthaus Hamburg( Book )

15 editions published in 1982 in 3 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

René Magritte, 1898-1967 : thought rendered visible by Marcel Paquet( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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מגריט, רנה, 1898-1967

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마그리트, 르네 1898-1967

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