René Magritte is for sure one of the most renown Belgian artist of last century.
Known in the entire world for his art work, he became well known for a number of witty and thought-provoking images that fall under the umbrella of surrealism. His work is known for challenging observers’ preconditioned perceptions of reality.
In the building of the Royal Museums for Fine Arts of Belgium, visitors will be able to discover the world’s largest collection of René Magritte’s works. The collection is a perfect proof of René Magritte’s oeuvre and covers all the periods from his life. The works on display, among which his most important masterpieces, are mainly from the legacies of Irene Scutenaire-Hamoir and Georgette Magritte and from purchases made by the Royal Museums for Fine Arts of Belgium, completed with works on loan from private persons.
Besides his paintings, oils on canvas, gouaches, drawings, sculptures and painted objects as well as advertising posters, musical scores, vintage photographs and films produced by the artist are exposed.
The Magritte museum operates as part of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium , so if you like to see more about belgian art, you won’t need to go too far away.
Information on the museum like opening hours is available on their web site, but dont hesitate to ask our staff. We will be glad to help you out with any information you need.