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Ren Magritte was a master at realistic paintings that challenge our perceptions of the surface. He also was an artists' artist. The ironic title of the painting pictured on our cover, La robe du soir (the evening robe), comes from Magritte's friend, the Belgian Surrealist poet Paul Colinet. The painting itself was created for the prolific Belgian writer, Jan-Albert Goris. In 1955, Goris wrote to Magritte

René Magritte was a master at realistic paintings that challenge our perceptions of the surface. He also was an artists' artist. The ironic title of the painting pictured on our cover, “La robe du soir (the evening robe),” comes from Magritte's friend, the Belgian Surrealist poet Paul Colinet. The painting itself was created for the prolific Belgian writer, Jan-Albert Goris.

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