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Title:
Magritte and contemporary art : the treachery of images
Author:
Magritte, René, 1898-1967.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Los Angeles : Los Angeles County Museum of Art ; Ghent : Ludion ; New York : Distributed by D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, [2006]

©2006
Physical Description:
255 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
General Note:
Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name held Nov. 19, 2006-Mar. 4, 2007 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

"... with the collaboration of the Magritte Foundation, Brussels."
Language:
English
Contents:
Foreword / Enigma : the problem(s) of René Magritte / treachery of images : keys for a pop reading of the work of Magritte / Magritte's last laugh : a surrealist's reception in America / Alexander Iolas : the influence of Magritte's American dealer / Passing the hat : René Magritte and William Copley / Harry Torczyner, Magrittean ambassador to America / deliberate accident : Magritte in the collection of John and Dominique de Menil / This wouldn't be a pipe : Magritte and Marcel Broodthaers / René Magritte and Jasper Johns : making thoughts visible / René Magritte and Richard Artschwager : personal values / interview with Ed Ruscha / Freeze-frame : in conversation with Vija Celmins / "Who you are and where you come from" : Robert Gober and René Magritte / période vache : a latter-day epidemic / Checklist of the exhibiton -- Magriite chronology - Selected bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Lenders to the exhibition -- Illustration credits -- Index.
ISBN:
9789055446216

9780875871967
Format :
Book