Multiple Solutions to the "problem of the window" : A Historiographic Approach to René Magritte's Paintings-Within-Paintings (thesis)
Harrington, Margaret Rose
Washington and Lee University -- Honors in Art History
Magritte, Rene?,, 1898-1967
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Semiotics and the arts
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Thesis; [FULL-TEXT RESTRICTED TO WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY LOGIN]Margaret Rose Harrington is a member of the Class of 2010 of Washington and Lee University.I intend to look at the historiography of interpretations of Magritte's Fair Captive series to find the strongest methodology for the series' specifically. Because Magritte returned to the Fair Captive theme so often throughout his career, I believe that finding an effective methodology for these twenty-five paintings and gouaches will suggest the most effective way to think about Magritte in the twenty-first century, especially in the context of contemporary artists who claim him as an influence. [page 2 of introduction]Molly Harrington