Poulenc’s Suite from Les Biches By Leon Botstein Written for the concert Surrealism and Music? The Musical World Around René Magritte, 1930-1975 performed on Nov 13, 1992 at Carnegie Hall.  Despite the fact that Andre Breton, the most prominent surrealist writer, despised Jean Cocteau (1889-1963), the great French writer and cultural personality, as a “notorious…

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Magritte, About the Exhibition at the Museum By Elyse Topalian, Metropolitan Museum of Art Written for the concert Surrealism and Music? The Musical World Around René Magritte, 1930-1975 performed on Nov 13, 1992 at Carnegie Hall.  The surrealist artist René Magritte (1898-1967) once said that he painted to evoke the mysteries of the world. His work,…

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