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  • Writer's pictureVan Weyenbergh Fine Art

10 things to know about Marcel Broodthaers

Updated: Jul 29, 2019

1- His first love was poetry

2-He didn’t have his first exhibition until the age of 40 3- Early friendships with the Surrealists proved crucial 4- He never stopped being a poet

5- He was a filmmaker before becoming a visual artist

6- He was obsessed with mussels and eggshells

7- He asked questions about art

8- He enjoyed institutional success during his lifetime

9-Broodthaers was the inventor of the ‘endless edition’

10- He had a sense of humour

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