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The Stuff of Dreams: Surrealism & Magritte

Magritte’s Marvelous Hat by D.B. Johnson is a wonder – just look at the illustrations and then at Magritte’s work … so many aha moments! And the kids really responded to Magritte – such creativity! Picture This: Fine Art Edition, … Continue reading

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Talking about Surrealism and Magritte with third graders:  “It looks like he used Photoshop.” Then I showed them L’Empire des Lumieres (The Dominion of Lights), 1954 and asked them whether it was daytime or nighttime.More lively discussion followed. Magritte and the art of … Continue reading

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Magritte and the art of seeing

Magritte is one of my favorite artists. When I discovered D. B. Johnson’s new book on Magritte a few weeks ago, I was very excited. I remembered Johnson’s picture books about Henry David Thoreau — Henry Builds a Cabin and … Continue reading

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booktalking Magritte tomorrow, and a friend posted this Indiana Jones Magritte … how’s that for serendipity? (http://www.flickr.com/photos/39325907@N04/8385497728/in/photostream/)

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