THIS IS NOT A PIPE- Magritte

René Magritte described his paintings by saying,

My painting is visible images which conceal nothing; they evoke mystery and, indeed, when one sees one of my pictures, one asks oneself this simple question, ‘What does that mean?’. It does not mean anything, because mystery means nothing either, it is unknowable.

The Treachery of Images- 1928
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~ by remainsofthedesi on August 5, 2007.

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