Reposted blog. ROUSSEAU’S TROPICAL PARADISE THE SOFA IN THE JUNGLE I am answering your kind letter immediately in order to explain to you the reason why the sofa in question is included in my picture THE DREAM. The woman sleeping on the sofa dreams that she is transported into the forest, hearing […]
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Expanded from a 2015 blog. GUSTAVE MOREAU THE HAUNTING OF AN EMPEROR I believe neither in what I touch or what I see. I only believe in what I do not see, and solely in what I feel. Gustave Moreau French Symbolist artist Gustave Moreau (1826-1898) may not have the name recognition […]
French artist Odilon Redon (1840-1916), a contemporary of the French Impressionists, was a creator of dreams like Flower Clouds, a fusion of the heavens and the sea. *pastel with touches of stumping, incising and brushwork on blue-gray wove paper with multicolored fibers altered to tan, perimeter mounted on cardboard.
PLEASE CLICK ON THE PAINTING TO ENLARGE IT. A WEEK AT THE SEA DREAM TIDES, PEACOCK WAVES Eternity begins and ends with the ocean’s tides. Unknown Blue Seascape, Wave Effect created by French painter George Lacombe (1868-1916) symbolizes the spirt of The Nabis (meaning prophet in Hebrew), a group of avant-garde […]
Click on the Silence by Odilon Redon to enlarge or enhance it. No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made silently. Agnes de Mille Few artists can rival Symbolist Odilon Redon (1840-1916) for his mysterious and dream-like creations like Silence above, reflections of the inner world of […]