»To retrieve the lost knowledge of the old Masters, to enhance and bring it to life with new shapes and colours is the foundation and drive behind my work.«


Ernst Redl. | 1943 – 2010

Picture of Ernst RedlRedls paintings combine the Vienna School of Fantastic Realism with unique and vivid naturalism. The virtuous mastery of color, light and painting technique of the old masters make him inimitable. He is a romanticist, a visionary, perhaps even a Fantastic Realist, his aesthetic cannot be pigeon-holed. He internalises motifs such as landscapes and recomposes them anew on canvas, his works encompass memories and are not mere illustrations of nature. Redl himself reveals his artistic motivation. His art is also an expression of his adventurous life between departure, restless searching and dramatic twists and turns. More...