René Magritte. Surreal, or real? Don't we all put masks on every day in the "social construction of reality?"

René Magritte. Surreal, or real? Don't we all put masks on every day in the "social construction of reality?"

One of my favourite artists, Magritte's work.  I like how all his backgrounds and figures are so realistic, yet what they are doing is impossible.

One of my favourite artists, Magritte's work. I like how all his backgrounds and figures are so realistic, yet what they are doing is impossible.

Rene Magritte: are we really only faceless wonders in this world we live?

Rene Magritte: are we really only faceless wonders in this world we live?

René Magritte.  Have always loved the eerie stillness in his work - even with this flying dove it is a very quiet space.

René Magritte. Have always loved the eerie stillness in his work - even with this flying dove it is a very quiet space.

René Magritte: Nuages                                                                                                                                                      More

René Magritte: Nuages More

'The Lovers' - Rene Magritte (1928) - The veils worn by the two figures allow the viewer to attribute any face to the figure and therefore the beauty of the subjects cannot be questioned.

'The Lovers' - Rene Magritte (1928) - The veils worn by the two figures allow the viewer to attribute any face to the figure and therefore the beauty of the subjects cannot be questioned.

Image detail for -Magritte: Attempting the Impossible « Southeastern Art Gallery News

Image detail for -Magritte: Attempting the Impossible « Southeastern Art Gallery News

René Magritte, The False Mirror (1928). Image: WikiArt.

René Magritte, The False Mirror (1928). Image: WikiArt.

The masterpiece or the mysteries of the horizon - Rene Magritte

The masterpiece or the mysteries of the horizon - Rene Magritte

René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967), Architecture au clair de lune. Oil on canvas, 65 x 50 cm.

René Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967), Architecture au clair de lune. Oil on canvas, 65 x 50 cm.

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