May 2018: 100 years since the death of Ferdinand Hodler
May 2018 marks 100 years since the death of Ferdinand Hodler (Swiss painter; 14 March 1853 – 19 May 1918):
Ferdinand Hodler was one of the leading Symbolist painters of the late 19th century. His early works mostly consisted of portraits, landscapes, and genre paintings in a Realistic style. Later in life he adopted a personal style of Symbolism he called "Parallelism", a term he himself defined as the repetition of similar forms.