Rene Magritte

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Rene Magritte

His paintings shaped surrealist art and paved the path towards the pop-art movement.

Contribution to the Arts

Artistic Influences

His artworks drew heavily from everyday scenery and famous paintings and rearranging objects to give them a deeper meaning.

The Lovers II, 1928oil on canvas

The Collective Invention, 1934oil on canvas

Attempting the Impossible1928, oil on canvas

The Treachery of Images, 1929oil on canvas`


Magritte was born in 1898 to a wealthy Belgian family.His mother's suicide at an early age, early failures at art, and World War II all shaped his art into what we see today.

Rene Magritte - The Father of Realist Surrealism


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