Magritte : attempting the impossible /

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Gohr, Siegfried.
Other Authors / Creators:Magritte, René, 1898-1967.
Format: Book
Edition:First English hardcover edition.
Imprint: New York, NY : D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, [2009]
Retention:Retained for Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust (EAST)
Table of Contents:
  • Approaching René Magritte
  • Background, career, and artistic beginnings
  • Woman with a rose instead of a heart, or a new beginning
  • The people around Margritte
  • Magritte's path to the image: graphic design, drawing, writing, inventing, combining
  • Graphic design
  • Illustrations
  • Painting-like drawings
  • Written drawings
  • Collages, or the path to poetic surreality
  • Gouaches
  • The lost jockey, or pictorial space and stage space
  • The birth of the idol, or frozen space
  • The man in the bowler hat, or the Wanderer in the interior of thought
  • The treachery of images, or Writing as image - Image as language
  • The subjugated reader and the Aesthetic of shock
  • The hidden woman, or Magritte and the female image in surrealism
  • The red model, or Method
  • Not to be reproduced, or Reflections on method
  • The Human Condition, or the Picture within the picture
  • Treatise on light, or Alternative images to war
  • Pictorial content, or the 'Période vache'
  • Echoes of the past, New friends, Altered points of view
  • The Dominion of light, or Chains of motifs as chains of thought
  • Perspective: Manet's balcony, or Art about art
  • The Castle in the Pyrenees, or the Economy of visual invention
  • Memory of a journey, or Return of the Stone Age
  • Hegel's Holiday, or from Sketch to painting
  • The Nightingale, or the Risk of Romanticism
  • The Son of Man, or Variations on disappearance
  • The Problem of the late work?
  • The Future of Statues, or the Late Work II.