THE ART OF MINDFULNESS ENVISIONING FLOWERS WITH ARTISTS For Circles of Art class that didn’t meet today. But we’ll share the theme The Art of Contemplation next week, including several works of art by Odilon Redon. In this blog, you can experience the mindfulness process by envisioning the miracle of a flower, a subject that […]
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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.
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. BLOOMING FANTASY LES FLEURS IN A TURQUOISE VASE …Colors contain a joy which relaxes me, besides, they sway me toward something different and new. Odilon Redon French artist Odilon Redon (1840-1916) is often categorized as a Symbolist, creating […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY The search for meaning in life has faced us all, regardless of our age, our background, and our aspirations. Yet how many of us have found the answer? Art and the vision of the artist […]
Click on the works of art to enhance or enlarge them. Redon once described flowers as “fragile scented beings, admirable prodigies of light.”* So which arrangement would you choose? Would it be the earthy geraniums, or perhaps a softer, more ephemeral bouquet, or why not some wildflowers from […]
Click on the works of art to ENHANCE or ENLARGE them. Redon may not be as famous as his contemporaries the Impressionists, but his paintings, pastels, and lithographs offer us access into another dimension where dreams and reality merge. BORN: April 20, 1840, Bordeaux, France DIED: July 6, 1916, Paris, France CHILDHOOD—THE HOUSE […]