René Magritte was a Belgian surrealist painter (Lessines, November 21st 1898 - Brussel, August 15th 1967).
Magritte, a master of visual paradox
René Magritte was a leading painter and theorist of surrealism, he was a meticulous, skillful technician, known for the extraordinary juxtaposition of ordinary objects in his paintings.
Magritte was a master of visual paradox, questioning the usual perception of reality. His witty and provocative images are often both humorous and disturbing.
The Magritte Museum in Brussels offers a unique experience of his life and work.