René MAGRITTE

Le fils de l'homme

350

Details
Edition of 250
Produced and numbered by The Skateroom in 2018
Hand signed CoA by The Skateroom
© Succession René Magritte – SABAM, Belgium - 2018

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Set of 1 skateboard
The deck measures approx. 31x8in (80x20cm)

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Made of 7 ply Grade A Canadian Maple wood
Top-print includes printed signature of the artist
1 wall mount included per deck
Impact summary
PROJECT:
Keep Skating
ORGANIZATION:
Skateistan
Location:
Kabul, AF
PARTNER:
MoMA SF
Funding:
$5,000+
Status:
Ongoing
Description

Magritte’s ‘Le fils de l’homme’ was painted in 1964. An autoportrait, Magritte paints himself as a man clothed in a coat with a bowler hat, stood in front of a small wall, with the ocean and a cloudy sky sitting in the background. What strikes the viewer most about this painting, however, is the green apple that seemingly floats in the air while concealing a large part of the man’s face. Through the process of willfully obstructing ones view, Magritte sought to explore the tension that exists between plainly visible objects versus objects visible yet hidden. His claim: That we always want to see what it is hidden from us.

Gallery
René Magritte fils de l'homme art edition on skateboard The Skateroom
René Magritte Art edition on skateboard wall decoration
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Buying Guide

“Printed Signature on the deck” refers to the printed signature of the artist included on the top-print. Most decks feature this printed signature, though some specified editions can also feature a hand signed artist signature.

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The Skateroom is CO2 neutral, chooses to source its skateboard wood from certified sustainable forests, and uses water-based ink for its prints.

These editions of artwork are intended for decorative purposes. While you could definitely skate on them if you wanted to, we provide you with one wall mount per deck to hang them on your wall, just like a painting.

We provide you with everything you need to hang your boards up. It’s really easy to set up and you can find all the instuctions right here. Our team is also always ready to help if you have any additional questions.

Direct exposure to sunlight might result in discoloration and damage to your editions. To avoid this, we strongly suggest hanging your art-decks away from direct natural light.

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