Musée d'Orsay: Odilon Redon. Prince of Dream

Odilon Redon. Prince of Dream

Odilon RedonLa Cellule d'Or© Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / The trustees of the British Museum
A key figure in art at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries, Odilon Redon (1840-1916) had a profound influence on the Symbolist generation, particularly with his famous Noirs, praised by the greatest critics, and later by the young painters who turned to colour, the Nabis and the Fauves. Today he is without doubt one of the least known inventors of modern art.

Laid out chronologically, this retrospective, bringing together paintings, drawings, pastels and charcoal drawings, as well as prints, aims to demonstrate the evolution of Redon’s work, from the anguish of his Noirs to the profusion of colour in his later works.

General curator

Rodolphe Rapetti, general heritage curator


Marie-Pierre Salé, curator, Musée d'Orsay
Valérie Sueur-Hermel, curator, department of engravings at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France

The exhibition will also be at the Musée Fabre, Montpellier, from 7 July to 16 October 2011

23 March - 20 June 2011

Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais

Members' days
Free access
Wednesday 23 March, Saturday 2 April, Friday 29 April, Monday 9 May, Thursday 26 May, Wednesday 8 June 2011

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