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Famous Painting La Condition Humaine
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La Condition Humaine

Name: La Condition Humaine
Artist: Rene Magritte
Location: Private collection
Year: 1933

Magritte himself had this to say about this painting: In front of a window, as seen from the interior of a room, I placed a picture that represented precisely the portion of landscape blotted out by the picture.

For the spectator it [the tree in the painting] was simultaneously inside the room; in the picture, and outside, in the real landscape, in thought." Space itself has become ambiguous in this strange painting. What is 'inside' and what is 'outside'?

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