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Gustave Moreau Art Quotes

  

 

No one could have less faith in the absolute and definitive importance of the work created by man, because I believe that this world is nothing but a dream... ~ Gustav Moreau Quote

 

The artist is a bridge from what is observable and familiar toward what is unfathomable and censored. ~ Gustav Moreau Quote

 

Without free will, art remains bound by the chains imposed by the clergy. Imagination must be permitted to take wing and fly as the stout pigeon in the park flutters in the garden of magnificence and finally lunacy. ~ Gustav Moreau Quote

Important Symbolist Painters 

Odilon Redon 1840-1916

Charles Guilloux French1866 - 1946

Edvard Munch Norwegian, 1863-1944

Gustave Moreau French  1826-1898

Alphonse Osbert French 1857 – 1939

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 Important Words and Phrases Associated With Symbolist Painting -  emotional effects, emotional experience, avant-garde, nineteenth-century, Les Fleurs du mal, Charles Baudelaire, Edgar Allan Poe, psychological depths, symbolic colors, exaggerated imagery, human psyche, exaggeration, primitivism, transparent colors, self-expression, expression intensity,  psychological, symbolic themes, universal subject matter, industrial modern age, individual genius, sense of otherness, otherworldly

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