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The Seven Most Iconic Surrealist Paintings

The Son of Man, Rene Magritte -- self-portrait with the hope of conveying important messages about the individual. Magritte stated “Everything we see hides another thing. We always want to see what is hidden by what we see. There is an interest in that which is hidden and which the visible does not show us. This interest can take the form of a quite intense feeling, a sort of conflict, one might say, between the visible that is hidden and the visible that is present.”

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'The Lovers' - Rene Magritte (1928) - The veils worn by the two figures allow the viewer to attribute any face to the figure and therefore the beauty of the subjects cannot be questioned.

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Magritte the happy donor Artist: Rene Magritte Completion Date: 1966 Place of Creation: Belgium Style: Surrealism Period: Later Period Genre: symbolic painting

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Wild Imaginings – Photo Montages by Patrick Desmet

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