Rene Magritte ~ The Unknown
"The mind loves the unknown. It loves images whose meaning is unknown, since the meaning of the mind itself is unknown."
Rene Magritte (1898-1967)
Oil on canvas
Paul Delvaux ~ The Skeleton
“…Through the skeleton, I represent a different kind of being in a kind of medieval mystery play which is perhaps profane, but never profanatory – the idea of sacrilege never entered my mind – it was put there by others…”
Paul Delvaux ~ A Surreal Reality
I have always wanted my colours to sing.
Fernand Khnopff ~ I Lock My Door…
I lock my door upon myself by Fernand Khnopff, 1891
Leon Spilliaert ~ The Posts
The Posts (1910) by Leon Spilliaert
Alfred Stevens ~ Young Woman Reading
Alfred Stevens (1823-1906)
Jeune femme lisant, 1856
Alfred Stevens ~ Painter Of Sad Moods
Alfred George Stevens, a native of Brussels, spent much of his career in Paris where he was regarded as one of the most important recorders of the bourgeois and aristocratic levels of la vie moderne.
Leon Spilliaert ~ The Night
"La Nuit, the Night" 1908 by Leon Spilliaert 1881-1946
Rene Magritte ~ On The Art Literature
...all critical literature prowling around the world of art should be aware of its essential absurdity, which makes one think of a swarm of clumsy flies buzzing around a decomposing corpse.
Painting The Secret Double (Le double secret) 1927
Jean Delville ~ Madame Stuart Merril
Portrait of Madame Stuart Merrill, 1892