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Symbolism seemed in France and Europe among the Eighties and the start of the 20 th century. The Symbolists, interested by historic mythology, tried to flee the reign of rational inspiration imposed via technological know-how. They needed to go beyond the area of the noticeable and the rational with a view to reach the area of natural idea, consistently flirting with the bounds of the unconscious.
The French Gustave Moreau, Odilon Redon, the Belgians Fernand Khnopff and Félicien Rops, the English Edward Burne-Jones and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and the Dutch Jan Toorop are the main consultant artists of the stream.

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The Detroit Institute of artwork, Detroit. seventy one AC Symbolism FRE 4C Phuo. ng get hinh. qxp 4/9/2007 4:38 PM web page seventy two Robert de Montesquiou, Hymn to the evening The secret of the evening exalts chaste hearts! There they believe themselves open like an include Which, within the eternity of its mammoth caresses, fulfill all wishes, overcoming each one torment. The night’s body spray inebriates the smooth middle! The flower we won't see has improved balms... All senses are confounded: olfaction believes it hears! To dead eyes all contours are lifeless. The night’s opacity draws the boring center! There it feels itself name to the affinity of mourning; And the look rolls via thicknesses with no sure Shadows, larger than within the sky the place a watch constantly watches! The night’s silence bandages the wounded soul! Philters are tilted by way of touched chalices; And in the direction of the abandonments of affection forsaken Invisible kisses slowly have been pushed. Cry within the fold of this inviting evening, You whom proud prudery avowed to the dry lash, You whom no pleasant arm helps nor tempts For the confession of secrets... - cry! cry with With the gold famous person plated silver through its softness, yet which desires rather a lot, yonder, to go away this darkish nook, in order that the attention dried of its sobbing is there enchanted within the flap of a coat which hides it from the azure! Artur Grottger, huge woodland, 1864. Chalk and pencil on cardboard. Muzeum Narodowe, Kraków. seventy two AC Symbolism FRE 4C Phuo. ng get hinh. qxp 4/9/2007 4:38 PM web page seventy three AC Symbolism FRE 4C Phuo. ng get hinh. qxp 4/9/2007 4:38 PM web page seventy four Jean Moréas, Sensuality hear not more to the plaintive bow which laments Like a demise woodpigeon alongside the bowling vegetables; hazard not more the flight of peregrin desires Trailing gold wings within the slanderous clay. Ferdinand Hodler, Day I, 1899-1900. Oil on canvas, a hundred and sixty x 340 cm. Museum of excellent Arts, Bern. seventy four Come right here: listed below are the fairy undefined, In beautiful Sèvres dishes from that you wean your self, Samian cups with which to soak your lips, And deep couches on which to leisure your physique. AC Symbolism FRE 4C Phuo. ng get hinh. qxp 4/9/2007 4:38 PM web page seventy five Come the following: this is the ardent erubescence Of russet hair stitched with flora and beryls, Ponds of the sea-green eyes, and the purple Aprils Croups, and lilies of breasts scrubbed with spirits Come odor the aroma and chunk with complete the teeth The tender banality of lifestyles, And sleep the sleep of the chuffed animal Scornful of the splendours of transcendent goals. seventy five AC Symbolism FRE 4C Phuo. ng get hinh. qxp seventy six 4/10/2007 5:15 PM web page seventy six AC Symbolism FRE 4C Phuo. ng get hinh. qxp 4/9/2007 4:38 PM web page seventy seven Anna de Noailles, loss of life stated to the fellow… Now that you've got suffered sufficient, terrible fellow, identified adequate love, wish, disgust, The harshness of short of and the torpor of naps, The delight of being alive and crying astir... may well you should comprehend whatever extra pleasant Than the softness of the times you held, go away time, go away the home and the desk; you've neither remorse nor worry of getting come.

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