Article abstract: Magritte was the most prominent Belgian associated with the modern art movement known as Surrealism. While his concept of the art of painting increasingly diverged from Surrealist theory, the integrity and fascination of his large body of work won for him an extended and devoted audience in the latter part of his career.
René François Ghislain Magritte was born to Léopold and Régina Magritte on November 21, 1898, in Lessines, a small town in the province of Hainaut, part of the Walloon, as distinct from the Flemish region...
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