Magritte


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Ma·gritte

 (mä-grēt′), René 1898-1967.
Belgian painter whose surreal works, such as Steps of Summer (1938), depict ordinary objects in unexpected or implausible situations.

Magritte

(French maɡrit)
n
(Biography) René (rəne). 1898–1967, Belgian surrealist painter. By juxtaposing incongruous objects, depicted with meticulous realism, his works create a bizarre and disturbing impression

Ma•gritte

(mæˈgrit)

n.
René, 1898–1967, Belgian painter.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Magritte - Belgian surrealist painter (1898-1967)Magritte - Belgian surrealist painter (1898-1967)
References in periodicals archive ?
Fortum together with ten other European energy companies form the Magritte Group.
Other notable pieces of fine art include a Rene Magritte oil painting, estimated to be worth between $600,000 and $800,000.
Innumerable innocents have no doubt wondered what Magritte meant by suggesting his rendering of a pipe wasn't actually a pipe.
In this film Will goes in search of Magritte the artist and the man, and peers through the famous window in his work.
PERSPECTIVES ITV 10pm Singer Will Young (right) shares his passion for the surrealist Rene Magritte.
Perspectives - The Man in the Hat: Rene Magritte with Will Young ITV Wales, 10pm Pop Idol winner-turned-musical theatre star Will Young discusses a subject close to his heart.
The concept opened in 2009 when local entrepreneur Maria "Mimi" McCloskey added it to her portfolio of retail establishments that includes the Ponte Fresco soup and salad concept, the Que Pasta pasta bar, Magritte chocolatier and Passion Cakes and Cupcakes.
Nan Tamplin de Poinsot recruited Rend Magritte to add a "surrealistic twist" to her drawing lesson, "Integrating the Curriculum.
Beginning in 1926, when Magritte first aimed to create paintings that would, in his words, challenge the real world,and concluding in 1938 - just before the outbreak of World War II - the book traces central strategies and themes from this seminal period including displacement, isolation and Beginning in 1926, when Magritte first aimed to create paintings that would, in his words, challenge the real world,and concluding in 1938 - just before the outbreak of World War II - the book traces central strategies and themes from this seminal period including displacement, isolation and metamorphosis.
They are artfully applied in intellectual and philosophical works of Belgian artist Magritte and Lithuanian artist Svegzda.
Its leading artists included the German Max Ernst (1891-1976), the American Man Ray (1890-1976), the Spaniards Joan Miro (1893-1983) and Salvador Dali (1904-89), and the Belgians Renei Magritte (1898-1967) and Paul Delvaux.