|René Magritte Gallery
|René Magritte (1898-1967)
René was born in Belgium and in 1922 he married Georgette Berger.
In 1925, Magritte painted what he considered to be his first major work, in 1927, he held his first one-man show at the Galérie Le Centaure.
He toyed with everyday objects, human habits and emotions, placing them in foreign contexts and questioning their familiar meanings.
He rehabilitated the object. He made the commonplace profound and the rational irrational.
His work goes beyond escapism and serves to reveal some of the murkier and complex aspects of the human condition.
The Son of Man, 1964
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