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Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Time Transfixed</em> by René Magritte

Artwork Resource Packet: Time Transfixed by René Magritte

This well-known work depicts a steam train emerging from a fireplace. René Magritte's realistic portrayals of images that do not seem to belong together align him with the French Surrealists. This teaching packet includes an essay, discussion questions, activity ideas, and a glossary.

20th century, modern, Modern Wing, painting, Surrealism


Fine Arts, Language Arts, Mathematics
Elementary, High School, Middle School
Art from Many Places, Modern Art

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