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
Born and raised in rural western Connecticut, Samantha Levin grew up exposed to nature along side of the uber~urban New York City, barely a two~hour drive south. She became interested in the arts at an early age, taking up with both music and visual arts, influenced by the artistic bents of her famil
She loves the arts, music, performance, literature. Andre Breton, Escher, Magritte, Van Gogh. They are her favorites. She loves Kundera because he made his sadness into warmth, The Book of Laughter & Forgetting, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Life Is Elsewhere, Immortality. She loves Rene Magri
René François Ghislain Magritte was a Belgian surrealist artist. He became well known for a number of witty and thought-provoking images.
Magritte was born in Lessines, in the province of Hainaut, in 1898, the eldest son of Léopold Magritte, a tailor, and Adeline, a milliner. He began lessons i