Inspired by Magritte

Everyone knows his most famous painting « This is not a pipe » that represents… just that.

Born in 1898, Magritte is considered as the artist that announced the surrealist movement. Special feature on this artist who is recognized as the most important Belgium painter of the 20th century.

To Magritte, it is the painter’s action on the object that is interesting. Painting is not a representation of reality but rather a representation of the artist’s thoughts on the object. « The art of painting cannot really only limit itself to describing an idea that shows a certain ressemblance with the visible things the world offers us » he declared. Magritte excels in representing mental images and creating artworks that transform reality and throw off the audience. His paintings are never a mirror of the reality that surrounds us, it is the mirror of the reality he imagines within him.

In honor of the anniversary of his death, August 15, 1967, Artsper shares with you a selection of surrealist artists whose works and creative processes were greatly inspired by René Magritte.

You can also have a look at our René Magritte prints here

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Max Ernst, Sans titre 8, Sculpture

Max Ernst

Sans titre 8, 1970
39 x 27 x 2 cm
Sculpture

5 000 €

Chen Yidan, Lakeside - 1, Photography

Chen Yidan

Lakeside - 1, 2014
70 x 70 x 1 cm
Photography

1 380 €

Xu WeiHua, Le main de Maguerite, Painting

Xu WeiHua

Le main de Maguerite, 2012
50 x 60 x 2 cm
Painting

1 200 €

Desmond Morris, The Aggrieved, Drawing

Desmond Morris

The Aggrieved, 2001
27 x 21 x 1 cm
Drawing

590 €

Dominique Mulhem, Paris Golkonda, 1/8, Print

Dominique Mulhem

Paris Golkonda, 1/8, 2014
25 x 20 x 4 cm
Print

1 800 €

Stavri Kalinov, A Life Patchwork, Painting

Stavri Kalinov

A Life Patchwork, 2016
125 x 125 x 3 cm
Painting

Sold out

Joan Miró, 42, Rue Blomet, Print

Joan Miró

42, Rue Blomet, 1977
90 x 63 cm
Print

9 100 €

Enrique Etievan, Vitamine C, Painting

Enrique Etievan

Vitamine C, 2015
100 x 73 x 2 cm
Painting

3 000 €

Jorge Camacho, Cenizas-6, Print

Jorge Camacho

Cenizas-6, 1974
76 x 56 cm
Print

100 €

Rafal Olbinski, Tales of Love (Umbrella), Print

Rafal Olbinski

Tales of Love (Umbrella), 2016
80 x 65 x 3 cm
Print

750 €

Roberto Matta, New-View from the New Success Suite, Print

Roberto Matta

New-View from the New Success Suite, 1996
121.9 x 99.1 cm
Print

13 618 €

Joanna Wiszniewska Domanska, A Gift, Print

Joanna Wiszniewska Domanska

A Gift, 2010
11 x 15 x 2 cm
Print

150 €

Pierre Alechinsky, Sans l'écorce A, Print

Pierre Alechinsky

Sans l'écorce A, 1990
78 x 112 x 1 cm
Print

1 850 €

Joan Miró, La Traca IIII, Print

Joan Miró

La Traca IIII, 1979
119.4 x 94 x 2.5 cm
Print

19 151 €

Jean-Christophe Fischer, Les 3 flèches, Painting

Jean-Christophe Fischer

Les 3 flèches, 2016
100 x 81 x 2 cm
Painting

2 500 €

Alexander Calder, Potpourri en Ciel, Print

Alexander Calder

Potpourri en Ciel, 1975
99.1 x 78.7 x 2.5 cm
Print

5 107 €

John Millei, Hat, Painting

John Millei

Hat, 2016
91.4 x 81.3 x 5.1 cm
Painting

10 214 €

Francis Lagneau, La tour de Babel, Painting

Francis Lagneau

La tour de Babel, 2015
70 x 90 x 2 cm
Painting

3 400 €

Corneille, Soleil cou coupé III, Print

Corneille

Soleil cou coupé III, 2002
81 x 61 cm
Print

950 €

Tof Vanmarque, Rixes sexuées..., Painting

Tof Vanmarque

Rixes sexuées..., 2012
92 x 73 x 4 cm
Painting

2 500 €

Zdravko Derek, Capriccio, Painting

Zdravko Derek

Capriccio, 2015
60 x 90 x 2 cm
Painting

2 000 €

Chen Yidan, Lakeside - 6, Photography

Chen Yidan

Lakeside - 6, 2014
70 x 70 x 1 cm
Photography

1 380 €

Chen Yidan, Dreamland, Photography

Chen Yidan

Dreamland, 2014
70 x 70 x 1 cm
Photography

1 380 €

Bruno Mallart, Dans le ciel du Hurepoix, Print

Bruno Mallart

Dans le ciel du Hurepoix, 2012
83 x 124 x 5 cm
Print

3 000 €

Eric Pottier, Anna noir, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Anna noir, 2015
20 x 8 x 8 cm
Sculpture

500 €

René Magritte, Le Beau Monde, Print

René Magritte

Le Beau Monde, 2003
80 x 60 cm
Print

1 500 €

René Magritte, La Race Blanche, Print

René Magritte

La Race Blanche, 2003
80 x 60 cm
Print

1 500 €

Pierre Monestier, Untitled, Painting

Pierre Monestier

Untitled, 2015
130 x 195 x 4 cm
Painting

Sold out

Salvador Dali, Retrospective II: Birth of Venus (Torso), Print

Salvador Dali

Retrospective II: Birth of Venus (Torso), 1979
76 x 56 cm
Print

Sold out

Xu WeiHua, Parc du peuple, Painting

Xu WeiHua

Parc du peuple, 2012
100 x 120 x 2 cm
Painting

3 888 €

Xu WeiHua, Table VIII, Painting

Xu WeiHua

Table VIII, 2012
30 x 24 x 2 cm
Painting

700 €

Pierre Monestier, Le déclenchement, Painting

Pierre Monestier

Le déclenchement, 2013
45 x 60 x 2 cm
Painting

1 300 €

Jorge Camacho, Cenizas-1, Print

Jorge Camacho

Cenizas-1, 1974
76 x 56 cm
Print

100 €

Benyounès Semtati

Morocco

John Millei

United States

Rafal Olbinski

Poland

Francis Lagneau

Belgium

Joanna Wiszniewska Domanska

Poland

Stavri Kalinov

Bulgaria

Enrique Etievan

Venezuela

Zdravko Derek

Croatia

René Magritte

Belgium

Alexander Calder

United States

Desmond Morris

United Kingdom

Pierre Monestier

France

Xu WeiHua

China

Jorge Camacho

Cuba

Corneille

Netherlands

Roberto Matta

Chile

Chen Yidan

China

Pierre Alechinsky

Belgium

Joan Miró

Spain

Tof Vanmarque

France

Dominique Mulhem

France

Salvador Dali

Spain

Eric Pottier

France

Jean-Christophe Fischer

France

Max Ernst

Germany

Bruno Mallart

France