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Re-imagining Edgar Allen Poe Through the Eyes of Odilon Redon

Since his mysterious and premature death Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) has been a figure of legend, portrayed by many as a tormented romantic, as a result the real Poe has arguably been lost in his own celebrity. 766 more words

"By the Deathbed," Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch was an artist given to obsession over graphic notions: his most famous image, “The Scream,” actually had four different versions¹. Other compositions had dozens of versions in pastels, lithographs, oil paintings, and woodblocks. 714 more words


"The Pursuit," Leon Spilliaert

The Belgian painter Leon Spilliaert was an artist preoccupied by nocturnal themes- images of disorientation, loneliness, exuberance, etc, populate his oeuvre. The Pursuit is a unique painting among his work for a number of reasons. 412 more words