HNL :: The Japanese René Magritte
strikes again. The treachery of images continues.
“The Treachery of Images was painted when Magritte was 30 years old. The picture shows a pipe. Below it, Magritte painted, “Ceci n’est pas une pipe” French for “This is not a pipe.” The painting is not a pipe, but rather an image of a pipe,
This masterpiece of Surrealism creates a three-way [That’s what she said! -ed.] paradox out of the conventional notion that objects correspond to words and images.”