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The name of this Rene Magritte painting is “Threatening Weather”…

 

…and the title puzzled me for a while. Not much inherently threatening about a wicker chair. A naked torso is weird but, I guess that could go either way. However, if a tuba was part of your forecast…well, you might feel threatened.

The National Galleries of Scotland say…

“‘Threatening Weather’ was painted during the summer of 1929 while Magritte was staying with Dalí near Cadaqués, in Spain. This painting is a perfect example of Magritte’s use of familiar objects in an unexpected manner. The three objects float like clouds over the sea, in a way that suggests the scene is both natural and unnatural. They bear all the hallmarks of a dream image, both unsettling and erotic.”