Magritte: La trahison des images
Until January 23, 2017, the Centre Pompidou will be staging a monographic exhibition dedicated to the famous Belgian Surrealist painter René Magritte: “Magritte: La trahison des images”.
From 21/09/2016 to 23/01/2017
100 pieces are on view. Among them Magritte's famous painting La trahison des images
(1929), the popular painting of pipe below which the artist painted “Ceci n’est pas
une pipe.” (“This is not a pipe.”). Les vacances de Hegel (1958) is
also on display, as well as La lampe philosophique (1936), and L’ellipse
Born in 1898, in the Belgian province of Hainaut, Magritte was a student of the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts, in Brussels. He studied under the famous Belgian artist Constant Montald, but was best known for his unique style and different approach.
Exhibition curated by Didier Ottinger.
Another version of “Magritte: La trahison des images”will be showcased, from February 10 until June 5, 2017, at the Schirn Kunsthalle exhibition hall, in Frankfurt, Germany.
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