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René Magritte at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice in Italy

René Magritte, Empire of Light (L’Empire des lumières), at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice in Italy
Magritte, Empire of Light
René François Ghislain Magritte was born on November 21, 1898, in Lessines, Belgium.

He studied art from 1916 at the “Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts” in Brussels.

He began his professional career as a cartoonist in a wallpaper factory.

His first solo exhibition took place in 1927 at the Centaur Gallery in Brussels

That same year he left Brussels to settle near Paris in Le Perreux-Sur-Marne.

He attended the Surrealist group of Salvador Dalí, Joan Miró, Jean Arp, André Breton and Paul Eluard.

In 1928, he participated in the Surrealist Exhibition of the Goemans Gallery in Paris.

His fame then became international with numerous exhibitions in Brussels again and in New York, Dallas, Houston, Paris, Rotterdam and Geneva.

He died in Brussels on August 15, 1967.

Magritte Empire of Light | Voice of Space
Artists Picasso | Pollock | Braque | Calder | Chagall | Dalí | Ernst | Kandinsky | Léger | Magritte | Miró | Modigliani | Brancusi | Brauner | Campigli | Chirico | Delaunay | Delvaux | Duchamp | Fini | Hartung | Kooning | Laurens | Malevich | Man Ray | Masson | Marini | Mondrian | Pegeen | Pevsner | Picabia | Tanguy | Tapies | Twombly | Warhol
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