The Liberator1947 by René Magritte

The painting looks like a traveler who does not have a head. Magritte applies 2-point perspective. The man is sitting where the orthogonals converge, with a complex in the back ground presenting 2 obvious vanishing points. The traveler, or rather, the liberator, presents people’s hidden anxiety. The painting as a whole looks like a dream..." Read complete interpretation at http://revelationofsubconscious.blogspot.nl/2010/09/liberator-compassion-for-human-beings.html
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Media: oil on canvas
Period / movement: surrealism
Dimensions (h/w/d): 39 31 (99 79)