Artwork Title: Manet's Balcony - Artist Name: René Magritte

Manet's Balcony

René Magritte, 1950

31 x 24 inch
"Magritte's brand of Surrealism is one that incorporates quotations of many kinds. This work, for instance, is based on 'Le Balcon', a canvas by Edouard Manet. Precisely by these frequent references to other artists, Magritte manages to make art itself the subject of discussion. The idea of personalised coffins – actually, a metamorphosis – was conceived following a drawing of a sittin..."
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