In Belgian painter René Magritte’s sublime fashion of rendering commonplace images as extraordinary, he takes an ordinary suburban scene and transforms it into a statement, a mystery, a joke in his 1953 work, Golconda. Nearly identical men clad in overcoats, bowler hats and apathetic expressions rain down (or float in mid-air like spectres) in precise grid-like formation against a neutral backdrop of buildings and sky. There is no indication of motion.
- 70 cm x 50 cm or 27.5" x 19.5"
- 1,000 pieces
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