Obviously the writing occupied an essential place in the magrittian universe and the painter was surrounded by a number of writers.
the poets of the Brussels surrealist group were no doubt the most important
To the formalism
and esthetics researches of the time, which they considered inoffensive
the Brussels surrealists opposed a fierce will to recreate the world on
a new basis; this revolution, according to them, had to be carried by
an infaillible attention to the real world, for this very world was to
be subverted and disrupted drastically. Thus the importance of rerouting
daily messages (adverts, grammar, playcards) which they trapped from inside
whithout modifying their appearances.