MAGRITTE, PAINTER-PHILOSOPHER – Brooklyn Rail

MAGRITTE, PAINTER-PHILOSOPHER
Brooklyn Rail
One learns that the well-known “This Is Not a Pipe” is an obscene French reference to oral sex. “Pleasure” (1927) reveals a young woman bloodily devouring a bloody bird. In “The Threatened Murderer” (1926), six men ogle a woman's lifeless, naked body.

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