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Odilon Redon or The Eye Like a Strange Balloon Mounts Toward Infinity (Guy Maddin, 1995)

This is Guy Maddin’s interpretation of Odilon Redon. It’s so expressionistic and surreal, that at first I wondered if it might have been an early film like Bunuel’s. Very Dali-esque. The basic plot is competition between father and son for … Continue reading

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Odilon Redon

One of my favorite symbolists is Odilon Redon, not for his more macabre drawings but for his beautiful pastel work which he was so masterful at. This image below is Reflection, worked in pastels, c. 1900-1905. I wanted to know … Continue reading

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