New Year Art events at MoMA, New York. Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926–1938. Closing January 12, 2014.
Don’t miss your opportunity to escape the everyday and explore master Surrealist René Magritte’s world—from early collages and sculptural objects to iconic paintings—with the first exhibition to focus exclusively on the artist’s breakthrough years.
Publication. Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926–1938. Edited by Anne Umland.
This richly illustrated catalogue offers fresh insight into Magritte’s identity as a modern artist and as one of Surrealism’s greatest painters.
Events. That Day It Was Twice Monday: The Double and Its Double in the Work of René Magritte. SAT, JAN 11, 2014, 3:00 PM.
René Magritte’s work has clearly influenced contemporary filmmakers and writers—but in what ways? Find out in a discussion with director Johan Grimonprez and writer Marcia E. Vetrocq.
Multimedia. Conservation: René Magritte.
Watch behind-the-scenes videos of MoMA conservators as they discuss the techniques used to analyze and prepare Magritte’s paintings for exhibition, including the discovery of a once-lost Magritte canvas.
The Museum of Modern Art | 11 West 53 Street | New York, NY 10019. http://www.moma.org/
A great event! If you have the chance, don’t miss it, Yareah friends. Art is everywhere! Merry Christmas.