The discovery of René Magritte’s photographs in the 1970s, ten years after the painter’s death, shed new light on his creative process and the close links he maintained with the “mechanical image”, whether it be photographic or cinematographic. Other images have since appeared, from the albums of his relatives, which complement the study of painting-photography relationships in René Magritte’s work, but also the influence of cinema, an art of which Magritte was, as much as popular literature, very fond. Composed of 131 original photographs, most of them created by René Magritte, and a chapter featuring his amateur films staging with his...
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