Dose of Art #173: René Magritte – The Portrait (1935)

It could have been just a still-life – be it a modern one – if it wasn’t for the eye staring at us from within the piece of ham on the plate. It is unsettling, to say the least. But there is more; why does the empty glass show traces of red wine if the bottle is still full? And why is the fork turned upside down?

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