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René Magritte

My painting evoke mystery and, indeed, when one sees one of my pictures, one asks oneself this simple question « What does that mean ? ».

René Magritte was born in 1898 in Lessines (Hainaut, Belgium). After traditional studies, he followed classes to the Brussels Academy of Art (1916-1918). He got married with a friend of childwood in 1922 and worked as a draughtsman in a wallpaper factory and devoted his leisure activities to the painting. René Magritte left this first work to create posters, advertising drawings or, at the end of . . .

11 work(s) available

La leçon de musique
Etching
Invitation leaflet
Document
The red model
Poster
The enchanted Field...
Lithograph
The enchanted Field...
Lithograph
The enchanted Field...
Lithograph
The enchanted Field...
Lithograph
The enchanted Field...
Lithograph
The enchanted Field...
Lithograph
The enchanted Field...
Lithograph
The enchanted Field...
Lithograph

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
« Oil paintings, objets, bronzes, gouaches temperas, 1916-1967 », David Sylvester et autres, 5 vol, Catalogues Rais, Ed. Flammarion, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 et 1997. All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • « René Magritte », A. M. Hammacher, Ed. Ars Mundi, 1988
  • « René Magritte », Alden Todd, Coll. Carrés d’Art, Ed. De la Martinière, 2000
  • « Magritte », Michel Butor et autres, Ed. Galerie du Jeu de Paume, Paris, 2003
  • « René Magritte, l’empire des images », Pierre Sterckx, Ed. Assouline, 2003
To read from the artist :
« Les mots et les images : choix d’écrits », Coll. Espace Nord, Ed. Labor, 2000

Website :
www.magritte.be

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Art movements

  • + SURREALISM / 1924-1969 / Marcel Duchamp, Dora Maar, Kurt Schwitters, Taro Okamoto, Antonio Berni, etc.
All art movements

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