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René Magritte Action Figure - Today is Art Day - Art History Heroes Collection

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About René Magritte Action Figure | Today is Art Day

This René Magritte Action Figure is part of Today is Art Day's exclusive Art History Heroes collection, displaying iconic masters who have significantly impacted the history of art through the ages. In addition, Today is Art Day's Magritte Action Figure includes key attributes associated with the artist such as his signature bowler hat and a scented apple (evident in works such as The Son of Man, and Golconda), a pipe (alluding to his work The Treachery of Images) and an additional foot shoe (based upon his work The Red Model ).This PVC René Magritte Action Figure comes in a box listing 10 fun facts about the surrealist Belgian artist, as well as including a cardboard easel displaying 4 timeless masterpieces by the artist, such as:

  • The Son of Man, 1964, Oil on Canvas, Private Collection.
  • The Treachery of Images, 1928-1929, Oil on Canvas, Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
  • Golconda, 1953, Oil on Canvas, The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas.
  • The Red Model, 1934, Oil on Canvas, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam.
  • Dimensions: 5"H x 3"L x 3"W inches (est.)
  • Weight: 1 lbs (est)
  • Material: PVC, Plastic, Cardboard.
  • Additional Features: Signature Bowler hat, Pipe, Scented Apple, foot shoe, cardboard easel and 4 masterpieces.
  • Warning: CHOKING HAZARD. Small parts. This is not a toy. It is not designed nor intended for, children under the age of 12.
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René Magritte was one of the most famous surrealist painters of all time. His ability to challenge perception inspired many artists to come, such as Andy Warhol, Jan Verdoodt and Jasper Johns. Furthermore, his idiosyncratic vision of Surrealism has won over the hearts and minds of millions. He worked across various media including painting, printmaking, sculpting, photography, and film. His depiction of normal, everyday objects rearranged in an unusual way allowed his viewers to take a deeper look at what was in front of them and realize what the image truly represented. One of his most well-known pieces, The Treachery of Images exemplifies his ability to give new meanings to objects. It is an image of a pipe, and beneath it, a message that reads, “Ceci n’est pas une pipe” (“This is not a pipe”). This ability to make the mundane strange and the known unknown has solidified Magritte’s talents in the art world. Eventually, it has profoundly affected the Conceptualist and Pop Art movements, to this very day.

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