13 Jun 2011

The strangeness of Odilon Redon

The painting and graphic work (a lot of it using pastels) of Odilon Redon has fascinated me for ages. It is strange and almost eery at times. He was part of the symbolist movement in France about which I know little. There is a major exhibition of his work on in Paris at the moment and I really should go along and learn more. Here is something to look at in the meantime: