WHO IS RENÉ MAGRITTE? – WHO ARE THEY? | TATE KIDS

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Find out who is René Magritte with this art homework guide, includes facts for kids

Magritte studied at art school in Brussels, Belgium and took various jobs to earn money, including designing wallpaper and fashion adverts.

  • The sorts of things Magritte painted included:
  • Familiar objects – such as pipes, apples, eggs, birds, clocks or candles
  • Men in suits and bowler hats
  • Blue skies with clouds and views of the sea
  • Windows and doors, picture frames and mirrors
  • Pictures of artists, easels or paints

So his artwork doesn't sound too strange...but where were these objects placed in his artwork? That's when it all gets a bit interesting!

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