Magritte: A Life by Alex Danchev review – virtuosic portrait of a star surrealist Whether capturing his fractured home life or the wider political currents of the time, this is an expert analysis of the Belgian artist’s life

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In 1927, Rene Magritte had his first one-man show, which took place at the Galerie la Centauri in Brussels. During this period of his life, he was producing nearly one piece of art work each day, which made for an extensive showing, and a variety of unique styles for visitors of the exhibit to see. But critics heaped abuse on the exhibition. Depressed by the failure, he moved to Paris.

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In 1927, Rene Magritte had his first one-man show, which took place at the Galerie la Centauri in Brussels. During this period of his life, he was producing nearly one piece of art work each day, which made for an extensive showing, and a variety of unique styles for visitors of the exhibit to see. But critics heaped abuse on the exhibition. Depressed by the failure, he moved to Paris.

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