Glass half dome paperweight with image by Rene Magritte showing a bird flying through the sky. Magritte plays on our expectation by adding a surrealist twist -- the clouds are in the bird silhouette, instead of the blue sky. The colors are sky blue, white and turquoise.
Rene Magritte was a world renowned Belgian surrealist painter. His most famous work is undoubtedly La Trahison des images (the Treachery of Images) that bears the words Ceci n'est pas une pipe under the realistic depiction of a pipe. Art is merely imagination. And imagination was Rene Magritte's strength in his search for reality he utilized recurring visual elements in his paintings including the man in the bowler hat or the cloud theme.