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Magritte's Derigibles

launch balloons, gaze up at the sky
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I have been thinking of organising an event called International René Magritte Day, to celebrate the work of the famous surrealist.

To launch the event, a "flock" of scaled up dirigibles, each one modelled on the famous bowler hatted figure, would simultaneously take to the air in an attempt to recreate one of his iconic paintings (see link)

xenzag, Dec 03 2009

(?) Golconde http://static.squid...gritte-Gonconda.jpg
[xenzag, Dec 03 2009]


       A bit limiting . A 'Surreal Day' would be fun. An elephant with insanely skinny legs would work as a balloon too.
wjt, Dec 03 2009

       Take up your arm
Sons and daughters
We will arise from the bunkers
By land, by sea, by dirigible
We'll leave our tracks untraceable now
wagster, Dec 03 2009

       Wags, that's a fantastic poem. Who's it by?
zen_tom, Dec 03 2009

       //Magritte's Derigibles//
"Ceci n'est pas gonflable"
gnomethang, Dec 03 2009

       I must admit that I envisaged an idea rather smaller in scope: a pomme gonflable equipped with sufficient high-tech light-weight gubbins that it is able to float and remain in a position that would completely obscure the face of the "wearer" from the view of his or her co-conversationalist.
calum, Dec 03 2009


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