The Surrealist World of René Magritte: An Art Excursions Slide Lecture
The paintings of Belgian Surrealist René Magritte have fascinated viewers since before the second world war. Many find Magritte’s works as intellectually challenging as they are visually appealing.In this slide lecture, art historian Jeff Mishur discusses Magritte’s relationship to the Surrealist movement and places a variety of his paintings in an appropriate historic context.
Jeff Mishur is co-owner of Art Excursions, a company that provides private guiding in Chicago; lectures; and boutique art and culture tours in the United States. A popular speaker about art historical and travel topics, Mishur has his M.A. in Art History from Northern Illinois University and has taught at the university level for many years.