René Magritte

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René Magritte
Wolleh magritte.jpg
Portrait o Magritte in front o his pentin The Pilgrim, taken bi Lothar Wolleh in 1967
BornRené François Ghislain Magritte
21 November 1898(1898-11-21)
Lessines, Belgium
Died15 August 1967(1967-08-15) (aged 68)
Brussels, Belgium
NaitionalityBelgian
Kent forPenter
Notable wirk(s)The Treachery of Images
On the Threshold of Liberty
The Son of Man
The Human Condition
Elective Affinities
The Portrait
Golconda
The Menaced Assassin
MuivementSurrealism

René François Ghislain Magritte (French: [ʁəne fʁɑ̃swa ɡilɛ̃ maɡʁit]; 21 November 1898 – 15 August 1967) wis a Belgian surrealist airtist. He acame weel kent for a nummer o witty an thocht-provokin eemages. Eften depictin ordinar objects in an unuisual context, his wark is kent for challengin observers' precondeetioned perceptions o reality. His eemagery has influenced pop, minimalist an conceptual airt.