Brussels / Magritte Museum

Kunstberg / Mont des arts / Art Mountain?

Mont des arts / Kunstberg

A couple of weeks ago, Claire and I explored a bit of Brussels before class. We wandered the city discovering the Mont des arts, Magritte Museum, Parc de Bruxelles, and the Royal Palace. It’s shame we couldn’t take photos inside the museum! I’m a big fan of Magritte and it was so inspiring to see the world’s largest collection of his works. Because we started with his earliest paintings, it was evident how his work evolved. Before visiting the museum, I was only familiar with his most famous paintings and signature style. But it turns out he was always experimenting. There was an entire room with paintings from his Renoir Period! If you are in Brussels, you must visit the Magritte Museum!

 

Claire and me waiting for the museum to open in the Mont des arts

Claire and me waiting for the museum to open in the Mont des arts

 

Our view

Our view

 

The Magritte Museum

The Magritte Museum

 

Enjoying the mirrors!

Enjoying the mirrors!

 

One more!

One more!

 

Claire inside the lobby of the Magritte Museum

Claire inside the lobby of the Magritte Museum

 

Always happy to have an audio guide!

Always happy to have an audio guide!

 

Saint Jacques-sur-Coudenberg Church on the Place Royale

Saint Jacques-sur-Coudenberg Church on the Place Royale

 

The Royal Palace

The Royal Palace

 

Closeup of the Royal Palace

Closeup of the Royal Palace

 

Entrance to the Parc de Bruxelles

Entrance to the Parc de Bruxelles

 

Royal Palace and Parc de Bruxelles

Royal Palace and Parc de Bruxelles

 

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