René Magritte

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London exhibition to examine surrealism’s influence on design
Design Museum show to look at how movement revolutionised arts from furniture to fashion

Harry Taylor

17, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Surrealism Beyond Borders review – A raging sea of glorious strangeness
Forget Dalí and Magritte. This sprawling survey captures the extraordinary scope of a global artistic explosion, from fantastical feminists to black power activists to Vodou painter priests

Adrian Searle

22, Feb, 2022 @5:34 PM

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Magritte masterpiece expected to sell for record £45m at auction
L’empire des lumières depicts street in Brussels thought to be near where the Belgian surrealist lived

Daniel Boffey

12, Jan, 2022 @10:51 AM

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Magritte: A Life by Alex Danchev review – a man of mystery
This insightful biography of the surrealist painter contends that to his peers he was a hero and outsider who resisted symbolic readings of his art

Tim Adams

23, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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How Dalí’s ‘lips’ sofa began life … on the back of an envelope
Newly opened archive of art patron’s papers reveals a previously unseen sketch for the surrealist work

Joanna Moorhead

17, Oct, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Madrid surrealism show offers escape from pandemic reality
Exhibition explores how surrealist movement influenced culture and design in 20th century

Sam Jones in Madrid

13, Nov, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Surrealist games for lockdown and a Magritte masterpiece – the week in art
Tap into your unconscious with Tarot, check out feudal chess or gaze into Magritte’s magic mirror – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

01, May, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Ceci n’est pas une rue: Brussels to adopt whimsical new street names
Artist René Magritte, frites and famous women have inspired entries to a competition to rename streets and squares in Brussels

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

22, Aug, 2018 @4:00 AM

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René Magritte Le Genre Nocturne: sum total of our own thoughts
The Belgian surrealist paints a mysterious headless, ashen woman with shadows and suggestive cracks

Skye Sherwin

20, Apr, 2018 @8:59 AM

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A drop-dead Da Vinci and Magritte's stash of snaps – the week in art
The ‘beer-mat Banksy’, 130 photos by René Magritte, Leonardo, the magic of Mantegna and more – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

25, Aug, 2017 @9:00 AM

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AS Byatt: Beatrix Potter and the beginnings of my need to be a writer
This year’s Erasmus prize winner celebrates the transcendent use of language by Beatrix Potter, Magritte and Shakespeare

AS Byatt

17, Dec, 2016 @12:00 PM

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Surrealist classics are not for the market | Letters
Letters: For a ‘large group of paintings’ by Tchelitchew to be included in the auction is deeply worrying


25, Oct, 2016 @6:48 PM

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