René Magritte, René Magritte and The Barbarian (Le Barbare), London Gallery, London, 1938
Private collection, Courtesy Brachot Gallery, Brussels

A Panel Discussion: The art and imagery of Rene Magritte
Tuesday 10 October, 6:30pm-8pm Alliance Francaise, Eildon Gallery, 51 Grey Street, St Kilda

A Panel of art experts will discuss the work of the Belgian artist, René Magritte and how he came to influence contemporary art, film, culture, advertising and imagery. Questions regarding Magritte’s aims, imagery, aesthetics, skill, sources, techniques, meanings and methods will be addressed. This discussion coincides with the staging of the world-first exhibition René Magritte: The Revealing Image – Photos and Films at Latrobe Regional Gallery, which provides a stunning insight into the life, work and thinking of René Magritte, one of the world’s most important 20th Century artists.

Audience participation is most welcome. RSVP HERE

The panellists include:
Dr Pierre Van Osselaer, Honorary Consulate of the Kingdom of Belgium in Melbourne;
Dr Ken Wach, Associate Professor, former Principal Research Fellow and Head of the School of Creative Arts at The University of Melbourne
Dr Mark Themann, Director, Latrobe Regional Gallery.