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Marcel Broodthaers ‘Comedy’, 1974 © DACS, 2014.  Magritte, who gave him a copy of Mallarmé's Un Coup de Dés. (Magritte's paintings with words, in which there is a contradiction between the painted word and the painted object, were later a crucial influence on him). Started in 1958 to publish articles illustrated with his own photographs. At the end of 1963 decided to become an artist and began to make objects.

Artwork page for ‘Comedy’, Marcel Broodthaers, 1974

Marcel Broodthaers ‘Paintings’, 1973 © DACS, 2014

Marcel Broodthaers ‘Paintings’, 1973 © DACS, 2014

Marcel Broodthaers (Brüssel 1924 – 1976 Köln) - 'Citron - Citroen' [1 van 100, galerie Seriaal, Amsterdam, 1974]

Artwork page for ‘Citron-Citroen’, Marcel Broodthaers, 1974

Marcel Broodthaers, Je retourne à la matière, je retrouve la tradition des primitifs, peinture à l'oeuf, peinture à l'oeuf [I Return to Matter, I Rediscover the Tradition of the Primitives, Painting with Egg, Painting with Egg], 1966 –  medium wooden box, egg shells, printed paper and metal; 257 x 257 x 76 mm. Collection Tate

Marcel Broodthaers, ‘I Return to Matter, I Rediscover the Tradition of the Primitives, Painting with Egg, Painting with Egg’ 1966

Marcel Broodthaers ‘Paintings’, 1973 © DACS, 2016

Artist page for Marcel Broodthaers

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