René Magritte, 'Le Double'

Marking the the 100th anniversary of the publication of the Surrealist Manifesto, Histoire de ne pas rire: Surrealism in Belgium at Bozar (until Jun 16) celebrates Belgium’s unique contribution to the avant-garde movement with an exceptional retrospective exhibition full of facetious and often provocative humour. Surrealism was the most important artistic movement of the 20th century in Belgium, and its spirit lived on long after the death of Paul Nougé, whose 1924 pamphlets heralded its arrival, and René Magritte, its most famous Belgian exponent. Featuring around 260 paintings, objects, drawings, collages and photographs as well as documents, magazines, posters and pamphlets, the exhibition features works by Belgians René Magritte, Jane Graverol, Marcel Mariën, Rachel Baes, E. L. T. Mesens, Leo Dohmen and Paul Delvaux as well as Max Ernst, Salvador Dalí, Giorgio De Chirico and many others.