Odilon redon

Biography[ edit ] Odilon Redon was born in BordeauxAquitaineto a prosperous family. His process was explained best by himself when he said: Most of the paintings remained in the Domecy family collection until the s.

Influences of Japonism blended into his art, such as the painting The Death of the Buddha aroundThe Buddha inJacob and the Angel inand Vase with Japanese warrior inamongst many others. The landscape details do not show a specific place or space.

They place us, as does music, in the ambiguous realm of the undetermined. He called his visionary works, conceived in shades of black, his noirs.

Redon had a keen interest in Hindu and Buddhist religion and culture. Though there is a relationship between his work and that of the Impressionist painters, he opposed both Impressionism and Realism as wholly perceptual.

Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Back in his native Bordeaux, he took up sculpting, and Rodolphe Bresdin instructed him in etching and lithography.

Odilon Redon

The figure of the Buddha increasingly showed in his work. The landscape details do not show a specific place or space. The exhibition runs from 2 June to 9 September The young Bertrand Redon acquired the nickname "Odilon" from his mother, Odile. These drawings defied classification; unheeding, for the most part, of the limitations of painting, they ushered in a very special type of the fantastic, one born of sickness and delirium.

The colours used are mostly yellow, grey, brown and light blue. He developed a unique palette of powdery and pungent hues.

ButterfliesButterflies, oil on canvas by Odilon Redon, c. The next day I let the other source run, that of imagination, through the recollection of the forms and I was then reassured and appeased.

His aesthetic was one of imagination rather than visual perception. His younger brother Gaston Redon would become a noted architect. His artistic career was interrupted in when he was drafted to serve in the army in the Franco-Prussian War until its end in His younger brother Gaston Redon would become a noted architect.

Redon produced nearly prints, beginning in with the lithographs collectively titled In the Dream. The figure of the Buddha increasingly showed in his work.Odilon Redon. 3, likes · talking about this. Fan account of French artist Odilon Redon.

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Important art by Odilon Redon with artwork analysis of achievement and overall contribution to the ultimedescente.com Of Birth: Bordeaux, France. Odilon Redon's pre-Surrealist visions focus on the world of dreams, fantasy, and the ultimedescente.com Of Birth: Bordeaux, France.

Odilon Redon: Odilon Redon, French Symbolist painter, lithographer, and etcher of considerable poetic sensitivity and imagination, whose work developed along two divergent lines. His prints explore haunted, fantastic, often macabre themes and foreshadowed the Surrealist and Dadaist movements.

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