Magical Realism suffuses this famous
portrait of the beagle by Margaret Bourke-White.
Magical Realism happens when the reliable markers of truth are accompanied by the mischievous elves of fantasy.
“Magical Realism is characterized by two conflicting perspectives, one based on a rational view of reality and the other on the acceptance of the supernatural. It differs from pure fantasy in that it is set in a normal, modern world with authentic descriptions of humans and society.”