I find this picture very interesting, it caught my eye and I like the fact that it was an obtical illusion. The colors are very different from what we normally see, they are not dark, but they aren’t pale either. I liked that the women’s coat is purple, where the whole picture is green or light Brown. It switches our eye from the other colors.
At first, I hadn’t caught that the horse was cut off, I had to look at the picture a second time to find it out, and when I caught it, I found it surprisingly weird. You don’t quite know what is going on in the picture, and that is why you want to take a closer look at it.
Information on the painter:
René Magritte is a famous painter from the early 1900’s. He was born on November 21st 1898, in Lessines, in the province of Hainaut, Belgium, and died at the age of 68, on August 15th, 1967. Continue reading