Originally named Betrand-Jean Redon, Odilon was given this nickname by his mother, Odile. In his native Bordeaux, Redon began as a sculptor, learning etching and lithography from Rodolphe Bresdin. After serving in the Franco-Prussian War, he moved to Paris. He worked mostly with charcoal and litho
Kenneth Susynski is a Seattle-based artist in body yet a
German-based painter in both heart and soul. He grew up
primarily in southwestern Germany save for a few years each
spent in Turkey, South Korea and the United Kingdom. A
product of conservative lineage that poo-poo’d funding an
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, (29 September 1571 – 18 July 1610) was an Italian artist active in Rome, Naples, Malta and Sicily between 1593 and 1610, considered the first great representative of the Baroque school of painting.
Even in his own lifetime Caravaggio was considered enigmatic, f