Rene Magritte (1965) - Photo Duane Michals - ©

René Magritte was a Belgian surrealist painter (Lessines, November 21st 1898 - Brussel, August 15th 1967).

Magritte, a master of visual paradox

Magritte Museum Brussels © Charly Herscovici, with his kind authorization – c/o SABAM-ADAGP, 2011

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.

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