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About René Magritte
René Magritte was a Belgian painter.
He was a surrealist and he is regarded as one of the major figures of this cultural movement. Pop artists Andy Warhol and Jasper Johns were heavily influenced by his work. Through the years, he has become a pop culture icon.
The Magritte Museum in Brussels is dedicated to his work.
His Personal Life
He was born in Brussels in 1898. He was an agnostic. He died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 68.
Academy Award winning actress Ellen Burstyn once said that in the 1998 documentary "The Fear of God: 25 Years of The Exorcist", the poster shot for the film was inspired by his "L'Empire des Lumières"!
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Famous quotes by René Magritte
Art evokes the mystery without which the world would not exist.René Magritte
René Magritte's Popularity
René Magritte was a famous Belgian painter, who was born on November 21, 1898. As a person born on this date, René Magritte is listed in our database as the 14th most popular celebrity for the day (November 21) and the 3rd most popular for the year (1898).
People born on November 21 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. René Magritte is the 319th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to René Magritte's birthday, René Magritte is the 4th most famous Belgian.
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