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If you are unfamiliar with René Magritte, he was a surrealist painter and probably the world’s most famous Belgian artist. His paintings of everyday objects such as apples, umbrella´s, stones, men in bowler hats,and pipes in odd arrangements and juxtapositions. What I found most interesting to learn was unlike other surrealist painters of his era (Picasso, Dali, Miro), Magritte lead a relatively un-surreal life. He remained married to the same woman, spent most of his life in his native Belgium and worked as, among other things, a graphic designer for a wallpaper factory.Also interesting is although many critiques have attempted to find the ‘hidden meaning’ in Magritte’s work, the artist himself claimed there is no other meaning than what is depicted. He simply painted the images in his head. This is a great oppurtunity to see he´s work completely.

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