Most Comprehensive Exhibition Ever Staged in the UK of René Magritte’s Work Opens in Liverpool


LIVERPOOL.- This summer, Belgian Surrealist René Magritte (1898-1967) is one of the most important and revered artists of the 20th century. Tate Liverpool is to present the most comprehensive exhibition ever staged in the UK of the Belgian Surrealist René Magritte (1898-1967). Opening on 24 June, René Magritte: The Pleasure Principle will bring together over 100 paintings, some never before seen in the UK, as well as a rich selection of his little-known photographs, home movies and commercial art. The exhibition will reveal new dimensions to this popular artist, whose life and work is now more relevant than ever. René Magritte: The Pleasure Principle examines the artist’s oeuvre from a thematic perspective, displaying works in different media and from throughout his career. The exhibition will explore in-depth compositional and conceptual devices which are present in his work from the mid-1920s to his death in 1967. Magrit