Catalogue "L'OEIL ECOUTE" CATALOGUE-ENG-2018 - Page 5

MAGRITTE Moralité du sommeil  1941, Bruxelles. L'OEIL ECOUTE Women hidden in the forest 2015, Berlin. Paper Drawing. Hair, silk, wood, flesh, glass, wicker. Tapestry, performance, music creation, perfume, video on performers body This artwork staged women hidden in a forest of hair, this material soft, full of intimate fragrance which can be the symbol of Magritte’s concept named: “le caché suggéré” ( "suggested invisible").  Magritte's work frequently displays a collection of ordinary objects in an unusual context, giving new meanings to familiar things. Here we explore how the use of object is typified in the concept : La trahison des images (The Treachery of Images ). Inspired by 3 paintings of Magritte : Pan de Nuit (Peacock Moth) 1965 – Le viol (The Rape) 1948 -  Moralité du Sommeil (Morality of Sleep) 1941 Music creation inspired by Claude Debussy, Morton Feldman, Guillaume de Machaut   OE20151948-1 /  OE20161948-2 / OE20181948-3  *OE = Oeil Ecoute - 2015 = year of creation - 1948 = original version - 3 = number of versions