Tag Archives: Symbolism

Viktor Vasnetsov, (1848-1926, Russia), Birds of Joy and Sorrow

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Tintoretto, Allegory of Happiness, 1564

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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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Gustave Moreau (France, 1826 – 1898), Perseus and Andromeda, c. 1870

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Josip Tirik, Croatian artist, untitled, 2010

Visit his website.

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Josip Tirik, Croatian artist, Untitled, 2011

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Josip Tirik, (b. Zagreb), Croatian artist, Lost Generation, 2011

Visit his website. Some of his later paintings remind me of Kitaj and the earlier ones of Munch but he is very original.

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Wim Heldens, (b.Netherlands, 1954), Stationed in Utah

Self-taught artist faithful to the Northern Renaissance style of the Low Countries from the 16th and 17th centuries.

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Diego Dayer, (b. Argentina, 1978)

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Diego Dayer, (b. Argentina, 1978)

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