Magritte's window (1980)

Magritte's window

Black and white photograph

102 x 153cm

My "improvement" on Magritte's image.  In a painting such as Magritte's "The Human Condition" you cannot ask "does the real (there painted) landscape really exist behind the painting of the painted landscape?". Consequently he had to show both.  In my photographic version you can ask the equivalent question, since photography implies there is a reality it corresponds to. Thus I need only show one image and it asks the question and makes a truer metaphor.  After all, we only experience one reality.

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