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Artist: René Magritte
[Belgian painter, 1898-1967]

Title: The Listening Room

Date: 1952
Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 18 x 22 inches (45 x 55 cm)
Location: The Menil Collection, Houston

Image size: 1000 x 846 pixels, 61 Kbytes
Image source: Rene Magritte: The Illusion of Reality
              
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One of the most famous Surrealist painters, Magritte tended to deal with a kind of cerebral and literal absurdity. This distinguishes him from an artist like Dali, for example, who was called a Surrealist because of the way he channeled fantastical dream imagery onto the canvas.


 
 
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