Painters Paintings Rene Magritte (1898 – 1967): La Clairvoyance, 1936, oil on canvas, 54 × 64.9 cm …
Painters Work Rene Magritte (1898 – 1967): La Clairvoyance, 1936, oil on canvas, 54 × 64.9 cm (21 1/4 × 25 9/16 in), Non-public Assortment . .
La Clairvoyance which suggests “acuteness of notion”, or “understanding or eager imaginative and prescient”, depicts a self-portrait of Magritte sitting at an easel, an egg whereas portray an image of a chook with its wings prolonged. However, as with all of Magritte’s work, there may be a lot extra occurring. Not solely is he portray an image of a chook, he’s utilizing an unhatched egg as his level of reference.
The artist paints right here greater than what is correct in entrance of him; the likelihood, potential, the long run.
By means of understanding of the legal guidelines of the Universe, he is aware of that the egg will develop into a chook. He’s clairvoyant, he conveys the long run by way of his artwork. This portray is subsequently as a lot about him as a painter as it’s in regards to the ensuing paintings.