Magritte and Surrealist Architecture
August 13, 2010 by sketchbloom
A rare Renée Magritte. La Poitrine. 1961
Renée Magritte. Irene.
Renée Magritte. Le tombeur des lutteurs. 1960
Renee Magritte. Eulogy of the Dialectic.
Renée Magritte. Personal Values. 1952
In my search, I stumbled upon Myriam Mahiques, who shares some thoughts on Magritte, and Immateriality in Painting and Architecture.
Instances of Surrealist Architecture and Urban Design:
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"39GeorgeV" is an urban surrealism manifesto. It sheltered the renovation of an Hausmannian building in Paris, during year 2007. It's a life-size photographic work based on the original building, printed on canvas, enhanced with bas-relief.
The Manifesto of the 39GeorgeV project.
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels. Installation of the new Magritte Museum 2008/09
From the exhibition:Painting the Glass House: Artists Revisit Modern Architecture.The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum,Ridgefield, CT.
Frankfurt's Bockenheimer Warte Subway Station. From '10 Of The World’s Most Impressive Subway Stations'
Iphone painting by Steve John.
Son Of Mac. Magritte-inspired Apple Macbook art vinyl decal.
Magritte-ispired art vinyl decal for Apple Macbook.
Book : Surrealism and Architecture edited by Thomas Mical