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Magritte – Son of Man (animated)

November 13, 2009

The Son of Man

Rene Magritte‘s “The Son of Man” (1964)

Current Location: Private Collection

FACT OF THE DAY: I see you!!!!

About the painting Magritte said:

“At least it hides the face partly. Well, so you have the apparent face, the apple, hiding the visible but hidden, the face of the person. It’s something that happens constantly. 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.”

Tags: Rene Magritte, Bowler cap, Apple, Macintosh, Man, Son of Man, turned elbow, red tie, hiding, hide and seek, children’s games, this vexes me, art kicks ass, famous art, masterpieces, artists, painter, surrealism, surrealistic, Bradley Werner

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