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DA MAGRITTE A MAGRITTE (From Magritte to Magritte). Ed. by Giorgio Cortenova and Charly Herscovici. Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Palazzo Forti, Verona, 1991. Organized in association with Comune di Verona, Assessorato alla Cultura. Published by Nuove edizioni Gabriele Mazzotta, Milan. 286 pp. with 262 ills. (160 col.). 27 x 23 cm. LC 93-170400 ISBN 8820209993 In Italian.
Providing a broad pictorial overview of the distinctive oeuvre of Rene Magritte, this catalogue features full-page reproductions of more than 100 paintings by the Belgian Surrealist (1898-1967) while also documenting some 75 works by other artists selected to illustrate the sources of his symbolism and style, his place in the Surrealist movement, and his impact on contemporary art. Essays discussing Magritte's thematic concerns, the critical role of language in his work, the creation of his 1947 painting La grande famille and his influence on Pop and Conceptual art are supplemented with a selection of the artist's writings.
Artist(s):Magritte, Rene
Indexing: Western, Europe — Belgium — 1900-1945, Post-1945 — Painting
Plans: 50
Worldwide Number: 023274
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