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René Magritte

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Buyer's Guide

How to buy a... René Magritte

The artist’s trademark motifs make his work easily recognisable and desirable—but there is more to this Surrealist than apples and bowler hats

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Auctions

The highs and lows of New York ‘gigaweek’

Hockney made the headlines, but other artists made waves—or flopped—at November’s auctions

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Exhibitions

The best—and worst—of Magritte is on show at SFMoMA

The “philosophical painter” poses age-old questions about what the senses apprehend, what awareness and reflection contribute, and how we know

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Art Basel

Chinese buyers finally come out of the woodwork for Art Basel Hong Kong 2014

The fair's long-term goal has been to crack the Chinese market

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Salvador Dalí

News from New York: An evening with the British film-maker who gave as good as he got, and dinner with Prince Philip and his famous faux pas

Meanwhile, the Hamptons hot up

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Art market

The supply of surrealism on the art market means that collectors can still tap into this movement

The Surrealism sections of the February sales in London were the only to produce sparkling results

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Art Basel

No traces of recession felt at Art Basel 2002 thanks to Documenta

Art Basel '02 fair report