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Museum for Abstract Art

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The Museum for Abstract Art is the first one of Belgium and the fourth in the world. It is located just next to the house in Jette were René Magritte lived for many years (www.magrittemuseum.be). Both buildings are connected with each other. The museum shows mainly Belgian, abstract art. A collection of more than 750 works of which a third will be shown permanently. The second floor contains the historical avant-garde from the 1920s, with important names such as Servranckx, Vantongerloo, Peeters or Flouquet. In the beginning Magritte also painted in this style and was a friend of them. The ground floor and the third floor contain the second generation of abstract artists (from the 1950s to the 1980s and further), including geometric and lyrical abstract artists (such as Alechinsky, Pol Bury, Bertrand, Rets, Delahaut).

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Timetable

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday from 10:00 to 18:00
Thursday from 10:00 to 18:00
Friday from 10:00 to 18:00
Saturday from 10:00 to 18:00
Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00

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Tram

51 19

Bus

49 88 NAV

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