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Baltimore Museum of Art acquires Magritte's 'Delusions of Grandeur'
Baltimore Museum of Art acquires Magritte's 'Delusions of Grandeur'

The Baltimore Museum of Art has "Delusions of Grandeur." A rare cast of the large bronze sculpture of that name created by the surrealist artist Rene Magritte has been donated to the museum by trustee Sylvia de Cuevas, the museum announced Thursday in a news release. It is the first Magritte sculpture in the museum's collection. Five feet tall and four feet wide, "Delusions of Grandeur" was created in 1967, the last year of the Belgian artist's life. The sculpture consists of three sections of a female torso, each emerging from a successively large section, not unlike a Russian nesting doll. Very few casts exist of this particular artwork. It is on display...

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