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In recent years, taking a mirror selfie with face covered by phone has swept across Instagram stories. The hidden face behind the phone — often those with an apple (read: iPhone) — brings about a sense of wonder.

The Son Of Man by Rene Magritte was a self-portrait that coincidentally has his face hidden behind an apple.

Bridging the relation between both, an Instagram filter was created based on the painting by one of the top Surrealist artists.

By: Winnie Lim

The Son of Man Filter

2022

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