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RENE MAGRITTE ~ THE UNKNOWN

in Quoting the Artist ~ Thoughts and Thinking... by
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“The mind loves the unknown. It loves images whose meaning is unknown, since the meaning of the mind itself is unknown.”

René Magritte

Rene Magritte (1898-1967)
The Lovers
Oil on canvas
1928

PAUL DELVAUX ~ THE SKELETON

in Paul Delvaux ~ A Surreal Reality by
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“…Through the skeleton, I represent a different kind of being in a kind of medieval mystery play which is perhaps profane, but never profanatory – the idea of sacrilege never entered my mind – it was put there by others…”

Paul Delvaux

PAUL DELVAUX ~ A SURREAL REALITY

in Paul Delvaux ~ A Surreal Reality by
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Loneliness, 1956
Paul Delvaux.

I have always wanted my colours to sing.

Paul Delvaux.

FERNAND KHNOPFF ~ I LOCK MY DOOR…

in Art Nouveau by
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I lock my door upon myself by Fernand Khnopff, 1891

LEON SPILLIAERT ~ THE POSTS

in Art & the Unconscious Mind by
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The Posts (1910) by Leon Spilliaert
(Belgian 1881-1946)

ALFRED STEVENS ~ YOUNG WOMAN READING

in Women and their Passion for Books by
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Alfred Stevens (1823-1906)
Jeune femme lisant, 1856

ALFRED STEVENS ~ PAINTER OF SAD MOODS

in Highlights and Reflections by
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Alfred George Stevens, a native of Brussels, spent much of his career in Paris where he was regarded as one of the most important recorders of the bourgeois and aristocratic levels of la vie moderne.
1823-1906

LEON SPILLIAERT ~ THE NIGHT

in Art & the Unconscious Mind by
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“La Nuit, the Night” 1908 by Leon Spilliaert 1881-1946

RENE MAGRITTE ~ ON THE ART LITERATURE

in Art & the Unconscious Mind by
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…all critical literature prowling around the world of art should be aware of its essential absurdity, which makes one think of a swarm of clumsy flies buzzing around a decomposing corpse.

Rene Magritte

Painting The Secret Double (Le double secret) 1927

Jean Delville ~ Madame Stuart Merril

in Jean Delville by
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Portrait of Madame Stuart Merrill, 1892

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