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Old 07-04-2011, 06:25 AM   #1
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Magritte is, after Dali, probably one of the best surrealist painters and one of the best painters, period, of all time.



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Old 07-04-2011, 06:59 AM   #2
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I'm probably going to see this on Wednesday. Love Magritte.


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Old 07-04-2011, 09:21 PM   #3
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ah yes the famous apple in front of a man's face, a metaphor for man's love of apples and a bold statement against processed food with highly vaginal overtones.



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Old 07-05-2011, 06:17 AM   #4
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Well, I think in a very real sense there is a tone of sadness to it on at least three levels. A certain depression or tragedy that I cannot quite put my finger on.

The entire experience of looking, of gazing upon the work was a transformative one: I felt I had been on a journey from ignorance to something else, really. Not sure what. Perhaps potatoes, perhaps carrots, but in either case I felt the apple was reaching out for something beyond itself.


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