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1988 René Magritte French Art Exhibition Poster. Printed in France on thick matte paper. Sleek and timeless design by surrealist legend René Magritte.

 

Size: 23.5”H x 15.75”W.

 

Condition: Excellent condition.

 

About the Artist - René Magritte

René Magritte (1898-1967) was a Belgian Surrealist artist known for his thought-provoking and enigmatic paintings. He was born in Lessines, Belgium, and initially worked in advertising before fully dedicating himself to art. Magritte's art often challenged the boundaries of reality and illusion, exploring themes of identity, perception, and the relationship between words and images.

 

One of Magritte's most famous works is "The Treachery of Images" (1929), with the caption "Ceci n'est pas une pipe" ("This is not a pipe") beneath a realistic depiction of a pipe, highlighting the disconnect between representation and reality. His art was heavily influenced by his interest in philosophy and the subconscious.

 

An unusual story about Magritte is that during World War II, he painted in a style known as "Renoir period" to escape the attention of Nazi authorities, who disapproved of his Surrealist work. This allowed him to continue his artistic pursuits discreetly. Magritte's work continues to be celebrated for its intellectual depth and unique approach to art.

1988 René Magritte French Art Exhibition Poster

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