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Rene Magritte(1898-1967) was a surrealist artist  who played a very important role in the development of pop art, conceptual art, and minimalism. His paintings resolved the previously contradictory conditions of dream and reality, showing a world in between the two. Frustrated desires has been a common theme in his works; it had been suspected that his art style reflected on his childhood trauma: at an age of 14, his mother committed suicide by drowning. He witnessed her body being fished from the water while her wet nightgown wrapped around her face.[1] He replied to such interpretation, saying: "My painting is visible images which conceal nothing; they evoke mystery and, indeed, when one sees one of my pictures, one asks oneself this simple question, 'What does that mean?' It does not mean anything, because mystery means nothing, it is unknowable."

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