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Moving On Down The Road. Again………

June 3, 2009

As I’m in the middle of yet another move, posting will be a bit sporadic for a while. It doesn’t help that we have no Internet connection and will be virtually incommunicado for another week. Rats! Thank goodness for Internet cafes.

New Magritte Museum Houses the Largest Collection of Magritte Works in the World

King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium observe the painting “Black Magic” made by Belgian Surrealist painter René Magritte (1898-1967) during their visit to the new Magritte Museum in Brussels. The royal couple inaugurated the museum dedicated to the Surrealist painter which will open to the public on June 2, 2009. Photo: EFE/ Denis Closson.

BRUSSELS.- On June 2 2009, the Magritte Museum opens its doors to the public on the Place Royale in Brussels. The first museum of this scope devoted to one of the best known artists of the 20th century, presents for the first time the largest collection of Magritte works in the world. This new cultural and touristic attraction in Belgium has been completed thanks to an original partnership between the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, the Magritte Foundation, the Belgian Régie des Bâtiments, the Belgian Federal Science Policy Administration, and the GDF SUEZ Group, which completed the museum’s installation thanks to a skill-based sponsorship unique in Belgium.…More 

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