Victor Servranckx

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Victor Servranckx (26 June 1897 – 11 December 1965) was a Belgian abstract painter and designer.

Photo of several Belgian artists (June 1922); top left: René Magritte; top; third from left: Victor Servranckx

He was born in Diegem (Machelen) and studied from 1913–1917 at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels. There, in 1916, he met René Magritte, with whom he wrote "Pure Art: A Defence of the Aesthetic" in 1922.[1] His style was influenced by cubism, constructivism, and surrealism. He died in Vilvoorde.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Meuris, 1991, p. 216

References[edit]

  • Meuris, Jacques (1991). René Magritte. Cologne: Benedikt Taschen. ISBN 3-8228-0546-7.