René Magritte

René Magritte

Newly Discovered Works : Catalogue Raisonné. VI, Oil Paintings, Gouaches, Drawings

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Ren#65533; Magritte (1898-1967) was a surrealist artist whose thought-provoking works used ordinary objects to challenge how viewers perceived reality. His extensive oeuvre was documented in a comprehensive five-volume project, led by distinguished art critic and writer David Sylvester. In the years that followed the publication of the final volume in 1997, numerous works purporting to be by Magritte appeared on the art market. Under the auspices of the Fondation Magritte, a committee was established to verify the authenticity of newly discovered works as well as those previously recorded as "whereabouts unknown" or listed as appendix items in the original volumes of the Ren#65533; Magritte Catalogue Raisonn#65533; .

Ren#65533; Magritte: Newly Discovered Works includes color illustrations of 130 previously unpublished or unknown works authenticated by the committee between September 2000 and March 2010. Like its predecessors, this volume is the culmination of years of research, which synthesizes new discoveries about the artworks and details of the life of Magritte himself. Accompanying text and comparative documentation provide a wealth of complementary information, including the circumstances of a work's discovery, references to letters, quotations in their original languages, and citations from previous volumes.

Publisher: Brussels : Mercatorfonds ; Houston, [Tex.] : Menil Foundation ; Brussels: Magritte Foundation ; New Haven : Distributed outside Belgium, Luxemburg and France by Yale University Press, 2012.
ISBN: 9780300188752
0300188757
0300149158
9780300149159
Branch Call Number: 759.8 MAGRITTE
Characteristics: 163 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 33 cm.
Additional Contributors: Whitfield, Sarah 1942-

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