mysteries of rene magritte. “life obliges me to do something, so i paint.”

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Mysteries of Rene Magritte

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  • Mysteries of Rene Magritte

  • Life obliges me to do something, so I paint.

  • Everything we see hides another thing, we always want to see what is hidden by what we see.

  • If the dream is a translation of waking life, waking life is also a transition of the dream.

  • We must not fear daylight just because it almost always illuminates a miserable world.

  • Art evokes the mystery without which the world would not exist.

  • Only thought can resemble. It resembles by being what it sees, hears, or knows; it becomes what the world offers it.

  • The mind loves the unknown. It loves images whose meaning is unknown, since the meaning of the mind itself is unknown.

  • My painting is visible images that 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.

  • Is there really a meaning?

    Its now your turn to interpret the images decide if there really is meaning or if it will remain a mystery

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