Suzi Gablik on René Magritte

From Magritte by Suzi Gablik

For Magritte, reality denies the impossible to which, within the bounds of the possible, his paintings aspire. The important thing is to know what to paint, and it is inspiration which makes this known. “Inspiration”, according to Magritte, “is the moment when one knows what is happening. In general, we do not know what is happening.”

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