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These artists had a sense of style…

Many myths surround the artist, the mysterious entity with a wandering spirit. Bohemian artist, cursed artist, neurotic artist… an artist has trouble getting rid of these preconceptions that stick to them. However, an artist is much more than that! Among many other things, he can sometimes be a real fashionista! Artsper introduces you to your favorite artists from a different angle… one of style and … Continue reading These artists had a sense of style…

Good to Know: Surrealism

{Surrealism, literary and artistic movement born in the early 1900’s, is caracterised by its different approaches of expression and creativity that use psychic forces: automatisms, dreams and the subconscious… Artsper has selected ten key facts to reading and understanding the surrealist movement} {First and foremost, surrealism is not an artistic movement. Originally, it was a literary movement but also a philosophy and a way of … Continue reading Good to Know: Surrealism

Magritte and the birth of Surrealism

Born in 1898, Magritte is considered as one of the key players in the surrealism movement. Focus on this renowned artist as the most important Belgian artist of the 20th century. Magritte was born in 1898 in Lessines in Belgium. After the suicide of his mother, he was educated by governesses and moved house repeatedly. During the adolescence the young René started to paint in … Continue reading Magritte and the birth of Surrealism