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Rene magritte. Surrealism. About Magritte. Born in Belgium in 1898. Surrealist painter . Started art lessons at age 12. Featured in an international art show at 13. Worked as an adult designing wallpaper. What is surrealism?. Surreal means “both real and un-real.” - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


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ABOUT MAGRITTE• Born in Belgium in 1898.• Surrealist painter.• Started art lessons at age 12. Featured in

an international art show at 13.• Worked as an adult designing wallpaper.

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WHAT IS SURREALISM?• Surreal means “both real and un-real.”• Surrealism is a style of art that is very much

based on dreams.• Surrealist artists juxtapose unrelated things.

They are placed side by side.• In dreams your mind can create a strange world.

Surrealist artists wanted to try to capture that in real life.

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Time Transfixed

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The Tomb of the Wrestlers

Is this a giant rose or tiny room?

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The False Mirror

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What does Juxtapose mean, again?

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Magritte used several motifs in his artA motif is a subject that repeats many times in often in the artist’s work.

The Sky

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Man with bowler hatHidden faces

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OUR PROJECT• We are going to create our own SURREAL masterpieces!• We will paint a sky MOTIF. What does motif mean?

• Next we will create buildings.• Finally, we will add a surreal element and use repetition

by gluing on pictures of ourselves.