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IRONY BY VISION: RENE MAGRITTE, MARCEL BROODTHAERS, PANAMARENKO, JAN FABRE. Jan Hoet et al. Watari-um (Watari Museum of Contemporary Art), Tokyo, 1991. 136 pp. with 74 ills. (35 col. tipped-in). 26 x 18 cm. ISBN 4900398144 Bilingual in Japanese and English (brief entries in English only).
Identifying paradox and subversiveness as defining characteristics of modern art from Belgium, this catalogue presents some 45 works by four important Belgian artists: Surrealist paintings by Magritte (1898-1967), conceptual assemblages and collages by Broodthaers (1924-1976), mechanistic animal sculptures by Panamarenko (b. 1940), and recent ballpoint pen drawings and ink-covered objects by Fabre (b. 1958). Fine reproductions of the featured works are accompanied by individual critical discussions of the artists.
Artist(s):Magritte, Rene; Broodthaers, Marcel; Panamarenko; Fabre, Jan
Indexing: Western, Europe — Belgium — Post-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 054441
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