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Pablo Picasso
 

Biography


Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973) - Spain (Málaga)
Arte Naif Primitivismo, Surrealismo, Nouveau Di Arte, Symbolismo, Realismo, Cubismo, Espressionismo, Cubismo Sintetico, Arte Astratta, Cubismo Analitico, Neo Espressionismo


Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, semplicemente noto come Pablo Picasso (Malaga, 25 ottobre 1881 – Mougins, 8 aprile 1973) è stato un pittore, scultore e litografo spagnolo di fama mondiale, considerato uno dei protagonisti assoluti della pittura del XX secolo. Snodo cruciale tra la tradizione ottocentesca e l'arte contemporanea, Picasso è stato un artista inn......
 
Salvador Dali
 

Biography


Salvador Dali (1904 - 1989) - Spain (Figueres (Girona))
Surrealismo, Post Impressionismo, Symbolismo, Cubismo, Verismo, Arte Astratta, Espressionismo


Salvador Domènec Felip Jacint Dalí i Domènech, marchese di Púbol (Figueres, 11 maggio 1904 – Figueres, 23 gennaio 1989), è stato un pittore, scultore, scrittore, fotografo, cineasta, designer e sceneggiatore spagnolo. Dalí fu un pittore abile e virtuosissimo disegnatore , ma celebre anche per le immagini suggestive e bizzarre delle sue opere surrea......
 
Qi Baishi
 

Biography


Qi Baishi (1864 - 1957) - China (Xiangtan)


Qi Baishi (齊白石T, 齐白石S, Qí BáishíP) Xiangtan, 1º gennaio 1864 – Pechino, 16 settembre 1957) è stato un pittore cinese. Nacque nella provincia dello Hunan, in una famiglia numerosa, composta da ben otto fratelli, e di umile origine contadina. Dopo un brevissimo corso di studio, Baishi divenne artigiano all'età di 14 anni e imparò come autodidatta a d......
 
Gerhard Marcks
 

Biography


Gerhard Marcks (1889 - 1981) - Germany (Berlin)


Gerhard Marcks (Berlino, 18 febbraio 1889 – Darmstadt, 13 novembre 1981) è stato uno scultore tedesco che è anche noto per i suoi disegni, xilografie, litografie e ceramiche. Durante la prima guerra mondiale ha servito l'esercito tedesco, ciò gli ha causato dei problemi di salute a lungo periodo. Quando Walter Gropius fondò la Bauhaus nel 1919 fu c......
 
Vanessa Bell
 

Biography


Vanessa Bell (1879 - 1961) - United Kingdom (London)


Vanessa Bell (née Stephen 30 May 1879 – 7 April 1961) was an English painter and interior designer, a member of the Bloomsbury Group and the sister of Virginia Woolf. Vanessa Stephen was the eldest daughter of Sir Leslie Stephen and Julia Prinsep Duckworth. The family, including her sister Virginia brothers Thoby (1880–1906) and Adrian (1883–1948),......
 
Jacques-Emile Blanche
 

Biography


Jacques-Emile Blanche (1861 - 1942) - France (Paris)


Jacques-Émile Blanche (Parigi, 1861 – 1942) è stato un pittore e scrittore francese, famoso soprattutto come ritrattista. Formatosi in un ambiente impressionista, dopo aver ricevuto i primi rudimenti artistici da Henri Gervex, la sua arte complessivamente derivò da un insieme di influenze francesi ed inglesi. Si avvicinò a Manet per riprenderne i s......
 
Frederick William Jackson
 

Biography


Frederick William Jackson (1843 - 1942) - United States (Keeseville)


William Henry Jackson (Keeseville, 4 aprile 1843 – New York, 30 giugno 1942) è stato un pittore e fotografo statunitense, veterano della guerra civile ed un esploratore, famoso per le sue immagini del West americano. Era nipote di Samuel Wilson, indicato da molti come il reale ispiratore del simbolo nazionale dell'America lo zio Sam. Jackson è il p......
 
Josef Albers
 

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Josef Albers (1888 - 1976) - Germany (Bottrop)


Josef Albers (Bottrop, 19 marzo 1888 – New Haven, 26 marzo 1976) è stato un pittore tedesco. Josef Albers nacque il 22 marzo 1888 a Bottrop. Dopo aver studiato pittura a Berlino, Essen e Monaco di Baviera, nel 1920 entrò nel Bauhaus a Weimar. Nel 1925, quando il Bauhaus si trasferì a Dessau, divenne professore. In quegli anni le sue opere cercano d......
 
Beatrice Wood
 

Biography


Beatrice Wood (1893 - 1998) - United States (San Francisco)


Beatrice Wood (San Francisco, 3 marzo 1893 – Ojai, 12 marzo 1998) è stata un'artista e ceramista statunitense. Nata in una facoltosa famiglia di San Francisco nel 1893, visse gran parte della sua vita a Parigi, dove giunse per trascorrervi un anno in convento, come di consueto prima del debutto in società. Quando però, nel 1912, tutti i preparativi......
 
Igor Emmanuilovich Grabar
 

Biography


Igor Emmanuilovich Grabar (1871 - 1960) - Hungary (Budapest)
Realismo Socialista, Post Impressionismo, Alberino-Impressionismo, Puntinismo, Realismo, Neoplasticismo, Nouveau Di Arte, Il Realismo


Igor' Ėmmanuilovič Grabar', (in russo Игорь Эммануилович Грабарь) (Budapest, 25 marzo 1871 – Mosca (Russia), 16 maggio 1960), è stato un pittore, architetto e storico dell'arte russo. La sua famiglia si trasferì in Russia quando aveva nove anni e quindi nella sua nuova patria svolse il suo percorso di studi e di formazione, oltre alle sue variegate......
 
Nam June Paik
 

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Nam June Paik (1932 - 2006) - South Korea (Seoul)


Nam June Paik (Seul, 20 luglio 1932 – Miami, 29 gennaio 2006) è stato un artista statunitense di origine sudcoreana. Ha lavorato in diversi ambiti artistici, ma il suo nome è soprattutto legato alla videoarte, di cui è uno dei pionieri. Compie i suoi studi di estetica, arte e musica a Tokyo dove si laurea con una tesi su Arnold Schönberg. Tra il 19......
 
Howard Hodgkin
 

Biography


Howard Hodgkin (1932 - 2017) - United Kingdom (Hammersmith)


Sir Gordon Howard Eliot Hodgkin CH CBE (6 August 1932 – 9 March 2017) was a British painter and printmaker. His work is most often associated with abstraction. Gordon Howard Eliot Hodgkin was born on 6 August 1932 in Hammersmith, London, the son of Eliot Hodgkin (1905–1973), a manager for the chemical company ICI and a noted amateur horticulturist,......
 
Dora Maar
 

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Dora Maar (1907 - 1973) - France (Paris)


Dora Maar (Parigi, 22 novembre 1907 – Parigi, 16 luglio 1997) è stata una fotografa, poetessa e pittrice francese di origine croata. Autrice di collage e fotomontaggi di matrice surrealista molto apprezzati, la lunga relazione con Pablo Picasso accrebbe la sua notorietà. Dora Maar, il cui nome di battesimo era Henriette Theodora Marković, nacque in......
 
Juan Soriano
 

Biography


Juan Soriano (1920 - 2006) - Mexico (Guadalajara)


Juan Soriano (August 18, 1920 – February 10, 2006) was a Mexican artist known for his paintings, sculptures and theater work. He was a child prodigy whose career began early as did his fame with various writers authoring works about him. He exhibited in the United States and Europe as well as major venues in Mexico such as the Museo de Arte Moderno......
 
Louis Marcoussis (Ludwik Markus)
 

Biography


Louis Marcoussis (Ludwik Markus) (1878 - 1941) - Poland (Krakow)
Cubismo


Louis Marcoussis pseudonimo di Ludwik Kazimierz Władysław Markus (Varsavia, 1878 o 1883 – Cusset, 1941) è stato un pittore e incisore polacco naturalizzato francese. Louis Marcoussis fu un pittore cubista. Dopo aver studiato a Varsavia, si iscrisse all'Accademia delle Belle Arti di Cracovia, ed ebbe come insegnanti Jan Stanislawski e Jozev Mehoffer......
 
Alice Bailly
 

Biography


Alice Bailly (1872 - 1938) - Switzerland (Geneva)


Alice Bailly (Ginevra, 25 febbraio 1872 – Losanna, 1º gennaio 1938) è stata una pittrice svizzera nota per la sua interpretazione del cubismo e la sua tecnica di pittura con lana. Bailly era nata a Ginevra dove frequentò diverse classi dedicate alle donne all'École des beaux-arts studiando sotto Hugues Bovy e Denise Sarkiss. Inoltre continuò gli st......
 
Auguste Herbin
 

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Auguste Herbin (1882 - 1960) - United States (Quiévy)


Auguste Herbin (29 April 1882 – 31 January 1960) was a French painter of modern art. He is best known for his Cubist and abstract paintings consisting of colorful geometric figures. He co-founded the groups Abstraction-Création and Salon des Réalités Nouvelles which promoted non-figurative abstract art. He was born in Quiévy, Nord. His father was a......
 
George Clair Tooker
 

Biography


George Clair Tooker (1920 - 2011) - United States (Brooklyn)


George Clair Tooker Jr. (New York, 5 agosto 1920 – Hartland, 27 marzo 2011) è stato un pittore statunitense. Le sue opere sono associate al realismo magico, al realismo sociale, al fotorealismo e al surrealismo . I suoi soggetti sono rappresentati naturalmente come in una fotografia, ma le immagini si caratterizzano per la presenza di toni piatti, ......
 
Margaret Bourke White
 

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Margaret Bourke White (1904 - 1971) - United States (The Bronx)


Margaret Bourke-White (New York, 14 giugno 1904 – Stamford, 27 agosto 1971) è stata una fotografa statunitense. Fu il primo fotografo straniero ad avere il permesso di scattare foto in URSS, la prima corrispondente di guerra donna e la prima donna fotografa per il settimanale Life . Nacque nel Bronx il 14 giugno 1904, figlia di Joseph White, invent......
 
Saul Steinberg
 

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Saul Steinberg (1914 - 1999) -


Saul Steinberg (Râmnicu Sărat, 15 giugno 1914 – New York, 12 maggio 1999) è stato un disegnatore statunitense. Artista rumeno di nascita, è stato uno dei più importanti disegnatori del XX secolo. Cresciuto in una famiglia della media borghesia ebraica, Saul Steinberg passò la giovinezza in Romania, che ricordò sempre come "un paese in maschera", fi......
 
Barry Flanagan
 

Biography


Barry Flanagan (1941 - 2009) - United Kingdom (Prestatyn)


Barry Flanagan (Prestatyn, 11 gennaio 1941 – Santa Eulalia del Río, 31 agosto 2009) è stato uno scultore britannico, conosciuto per le sue sculture di bronzo raffiguranti conigli. Yorkshire Sculpture Park (Inghilterra) Dublino (Irlanda) Utrecht (Paesi Bassi) Altri progetti Più......
 
Constantin Brancusi
 

Biography


Constantin Brancusi (1876 - 1957) - Romania (Hobița)
Arte Astratta, Dadaismo, Espressionismo, Astratto Art, L Espressionismo


Constantin Brâncuși (Romanian: [konstanˈtin brɨnˈkuʃʲ] surname sometimes spelled Brâncuș February 19, 1876 – March 16, 1957) was a Romanian-born sculptor who made his career in France. As a child he displayed an aptitude for carving wooden farm tools. Formal studies took him first to Bucharest, then to Munich, then to the École des Beaux-Arts in ......
 
Albert Herter
 

Biography


Albert Herter (1871 - 1950) - United States (New York)


Albert Herter (1871 – New York, 1950) è stato un pittore e artista statunitense. Studiò sia a New York (presso la Art Students League) che a Parigi, dove durante gli anni di pratica presso l'atelier di Jean-Paul Laurens conobbe Adele McGinnis, studentessa d'arte, la sua futura moglie. La donna riceverà una ricca eredità proveniente da suo padre. La......
 
Grace Hartigan
 

Biography


Grace Hartigan (1922 - 2008) - United States (Newark)


Grace Hartigan (March 28, 1922 – November 15, 2008) was a second-generation American Abstract Expressionist painter and a member of the New York School. Born in Newark, New Jersey, of Irish-English descent, Hartigan was the oldest of four children. Encouraging her romantic fantasies, her father and grandmother often sang songs and told her stories.......
 
Conrad Felixmüller
 

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Conrad Felixmüller (1897 - 1977) -


Conrad Felixmüller (21 May 1897 – 24 March 1977) was a German expressionist painter and printmaker. Born in Dresden as Conrad Felix Müller, he chose Felixmüller as his nom d'artiste. He attended drawing classes at the Dresden School of Arts and Crafts in 1911–12 before studying under Carl Bantzer at the Dresden Academy of Art. In 1917 he performed ......
 
Ludwig Meidner
 

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Ludwig Meidner (1884 - 1966) -


Ludwig Meidner (18 April 1884 – 14 May 1966) was a German expressionist painter and printmaker born in Bernstadt, Silesia. He was apprenticed to a stonemason, but the apprenticeship was not completed. He studied at the Royal School of Art in Breslau and, from 1906 to 1907 at the Académie Julian and Cormon Academies in Paris where he met and became ......
 
Kenzo Okada
 

Biography


Kenzo Okada (1902 - 1982) - Japan (Yokohama)


Kenzo Okada (岡田 謙三 "Okada Kenzō" September 28, 1902 – July 25, 1982) was a Japanese-born American painter and the first Japanese-American artist to work in the abstract expressionist style and receive international acclaim. According to Michelle Stuart, “when Okada came to the United States he was already a mature painter, well considered in his na......
 
Paul Jenkins
 

Biography


Paul Jenkins (1923 - 2012) - United States (Kansas City)


Paul Jenkins (July 12, 1923 – June 9, 2012) was an American abstract expressionist painter. William Paul Jenkins (known as Paul Jenkins) was born in 1923 in Kansas City, Missouri, where he was raised. He met Frank Lloyd Wright who was commissioned by the artist's great-uncle, the Rev. Burris Jenkins (whose own motto was to "live dangerously") to re......
 
Jeffrey Smart
 

Biography


Jeffrey Smart (1921 - 2013) - Australia (Adelaide)


Frank Jeffrey Edson Smart, AO (26 July 1921 – 20 June 2013) was an expatriate Australian painter known for his precisionist depictions of urban landscapes that are "full of private jokes and playful allusions". Smart was born and educated in Adelaide where he worked as an Art teacher. After departing for Europe in 1948 he studied in Paris at La Gra......
 
Patrick Heron
 

Biography


Patrick Heron (1920 - 1999) - United Kingdom (Headingley)


Patrick Heron (30 January 1920 – 20 March 1999) was a British abstract and figurative artist, who lived in Zennor, Cornwall. Born at Headingley, Leeds in Yorkshire in 1920, he was the son of Thomas Milner Heron and Eulalie 'Jack' Heron (née Davies), the first of four children (Michael, Joanna and Giles). His father was a clothes manufacturer, pacif......
 
Johnstone Forbes Robertson
 

Biography


Johnstone Forbes Robertson (1853 - 1937) - United Kingdom (London)


Johnston Forbes-Robertson (Londra, 1853 – St. Margaret's Bay, 1937) è stato un attore teatrale inglese. Studiò prima a Londra e poi a Parigi e poi entrò alla Royal Academy School per segirvi corsi di pittura. Nel 1874 accettò la parte di attore in Mary Queen of Scots di W.G. Willis. Da allora fece parte delle più note compagnie e recitò accanto all......
 
Georg Schrimpf
 

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Georg Schrimpf (1889 - 1938) -


Georg Schrimpf (Monaco di Baviera, 13 febbraio 1889 – Berlino, 19 aprile 1938) è stato un pittore e grafico tedesco. Georg Schrimpf nacque a Monaco di Baviera il 13 febbraio 1889. Dopo aver studiato in gioventù arte da autodidatta, nel 1905 iniziò un lungo viaggio durante il quale visitò il Belgio, la Francia, la Svizzera e l'Italia. Nel 1909 tornò......
 
Pieter Bout
 

Biography


Pieter Bout (1870 - 1943) - Belgium (Brussels)


Pieter Jans Bout (Bruxelles, tra il 1640 e il 1645 o il 1658 – Bruxelles, 1719 o 1689 ) è stato un pittore, disegnatore e incisore fiammingo. È incerta la data di nascita di quest'artista: in base ai pochi fatti noti sembra sia avvenuta tra il 1620 e il 1647, ma più probabilmente tra il 1640 e il 1645, anche se pare sia stato battezzato il 5 dicemb......
 
Michael Ayrton
 

Biography


Michael Ayrton (1921 - 1975) - United Kingdom (London)


Michael Ayrton (20 February 1921 – 16 November 1975) was an English artist and writer, renowned as a painter, printmaker, sculptor and designer, and also as a critic, broadcaster and novelist. His varied output of sculptures, illustrations, poems and stories reveals an obsession with flight, myths, mirrors and mazes. He was also a stage and costume......
 
Maryan S Maryan
 

Biography


Maryan S Maryan (1927 - 1977) - Poland (Nowy Sącz)


Pinchas Burstein (1927–1977), later known as Maryan S. Maryan, was a Polish-born Jewish expressionist painter. Born in Nowy Sącz, he was sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II. After the war, he spent the years 1945–1947 in Germany in the camps for displaced persons. In the years 1947 to 1950 he lived in Israel where he undert......
 
Jean Jacques Barre
 

Biography


Jean Jacques Barre (1873 - 1951) - France (Paris)


Jean-Jacques Waltz (23 February 1873, Colmar – 10 June 1951), also known as "Oncle Hansi", or simply "Hansi" ("little John") was a French artist of Alsatian origin. He was a staunch pro-French activist, and is famous for his quaint drawings, some of which contain harsh critiques of the Germans of the time. He was also a French hero of both the Firs......
 
Manlio Rho
 

Biography


Manlio Rho (1901 - 1957) - Italy (Como)


Manlio Rho (Como, 15 febbraio 1901 – Como, 7 settembre 1957) è stato un pittore italiano, considerato uno dei massimi esponenti dell'arte astratta in Italia. Negli anni venti partecipa al clima di scambio culturale che coinvolgeva l'ambiente comasco entrando in contatto con le avanguardie dell'astrattismo europeo guidate da artisti quali Kandinskji......
 
Violet Oakley
 

Biography


Violet Oakley (1874 - 1961) - United States (Bergen Heights)


Violet Oakley (June 10, 1874 – February 25, 1961) was an American artist and the first American woman to receive a public mural commission. During the first quarter of the twentieth century, she was renowned as a pathbreaker in mural decoration, a field that had been exclusively practiced by men. Oakley excelled at murals and stained glass designs ......
 
Sergei Arsenievich Vinogradov
 

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Sergei Arsenievich Vinogradov (1869 - 1938) -


Sergei Arsenievich Vinogradov (Russian: Сергей Арсеньевич Виноградов 1 July 1869, Nekrasovskoye – 5 February 1938, Riga) was a Russian-Soviet Impressionist painter known for landscapes, genre scenes and interiors. His father was a rural priest. From 1880 to 1889, he studied at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture with Illarion ......
 
Janos Kmetty
 

Biography


Janos Kmetty (1889 - 1975) - Hungary (Miskolc)

 
Jan Sluyters
 

Biography


Jan Sluyters (1881 - 1957) - Netherlands (Hertogenbosch)
L Espressionismo, Espressionismo, Fauvismo, Post Impressionismo, Accademismo, Cubismo, Alberino-Impressionismo
 
Violet Manners
 

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Violet Manners (1856 - 1937) -


Marion Margaret Violet Lindsay, duchessa di Rutland (7 marzo 1856 – Chapel Street, 22 dicembre 1937), è stata un'artista inglese. Era la seconda figlia di Charles Hugh Lindsay, figlio del XXIV conte di Crawford, e di sua moglie Emily Anne Browne, figlia del decano di Lismore. I primi segni del suo talento artistico vennero a galla quando era molto ......
 
Roman Kochanowski
 

Biography


Roman Kochanowski (1857 - 1945) - Poland (Krakow)


Roman Kochanowski (28 February 1857, Kraków - 3 August 1945, Freising) was a Polish painter and illustrator who lived in Germany. He is mostly known for his landscapes, although he occasionally did portraits as well. His father was a well-to-do craftsman. His first drawing lessons were with Maksymilian Cercha (1818-1907). He began his formal studie......
 
Manuel Benedito Vives
 

Biography


Manuel Benedito Vives (1875 - 1963) - Spain (Valencia)

 
Ernest Martin Hennings
 

Biography


Ernest Martin Hennings (1886 - 1956) - United States (Penns Grove)


Ernest Martin Hennings (1886–1956) was an American artist and member of the Taos Society of Artists. E. Martin Hennings was born in Penns Grove, New Jersey on February 5, 1886 to German immigrant parents. Two years after he was born, Hennings’ father moved his family to Chicago. Looking back on his early exposure to art and his decision to pursue a......
 
Julian Stanczak
 

Biography


Julian Stanczak (1928 - 2017) - Poland (Borownica)


Julian Stanczak (November 5, 1928 – March 25, 2017) was a Polish-born American painter and printmaker. The artist lived and worked in Seven Hills, Ohio with his wife, the sculptor Barbara Stanczak. Julian Stanczak was born in Borownica, Poland in 1928. At the beginning of World War II, Stanczak was forced into a Siberian labor camp, where he perman......
 
David Wojnarowicz
 

Biography


David Wojnarowicz (1954 - 1992) - United States (Red Bank)


David Wojnarowicz (Red Bank, 14 settembre 1954 – New York, 22 luglio 1992) è stato un artista, fotografo e scrittore statunitense. Originario del New Jersey, crebbe con la madre a New York, dove frequentò, per un breve periodo, la High School of Performing Arts (dal 1970 al 1973). Abbandonati gli studi, visse per un periodo tra le strade della citt......
 
Maxwell Ashby Armfield
 

Biography


Maxwell Ashby Armfield (1881 - 1972) - United Kingdom (Ringwood)


Maxwell Ashby Armfield (5 October 1881 – 23 January 1972) was an English artist, illustrator and writer. Born to a Quaker family in Ringwood, Hampshire, Armfield was educated at Sidcot School and at Leighton Park School. In 1887 he was admitted to Birmingham School of Art, then under the headmastership of Edward R. Taylor and established as a major......
 
Ennio Morlotti
 

Biography


Ennio Morlotti (1910 - 1992) -


Ennio Morlotti (Lecco, 21 settembre 1910 – Milano, 15 dicembre 1992) è stato un pittore italiano. Nel 1917 entra nel collegio Paolo Angelo Ballerini di Seregno dove rimarrà fino al 1922. Dal 1923, per mantenersi, concilia lavoro e apprendistato artistico. Dapprima lavora come contabile presso un oleificio, in seguito sarà impiegato in un colorifici......
 
Charles Buckles Falls
 

Biography


Charles Buckles Falls (1874 - 1960) - United States (Fort Wayne)


Charles Buckles Falls, also known as C.B. Falls (December 10, 1874 – April 15, 1960), was an American artist, most known for his illustrations and writings. He is the author and illustrator of several books, including The ABC Book. He is also known for his World War I poster advertisements, such as Books Wanted. Charles Buckles Falls was born on De......
 
Jesús Helguera
 

Biography


Jesús Helguera (1910 - 1971) - Mexico (Chihuahua)


Jesús Helguera (May 28, 1910 – December 5, 1971) was a Mexican painter. Among his most famous works are La Leyenda de los Volcanes, La Leyenda, Popocapetl & Ixtaccihuatl, Hidalgo, "Rompiendo las Cadenas", El Aguila y la Serpiente, and Juan Diego y la Virgen de Guadalupe. Jesús Enrique Emilio de la Helguera Espinoza was born to Spanish economist Alv......
 
Wu Zuoren
 

Biography


Wu Zuoren (1908 - 1997) - China (Suzhou)


Wu Zuoren (Chinese: 吴作人 pinyin: Wú Zuòrén Wade–Giles: Wu Tso-jen 3 November 1908 – 9 April 1997) was a Chinese painter. A native of Jing County, Anhui, he was born in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province. He practiced both traditional Chinese ink painting and European oil painting. For the remainder of his life, Wu Zuoren remains a prominent member of the cent......
 
Giacomo Grosso
 

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Giacomo Grosso (1860 - 1938) -


Giacomo Grosso (Cambiano, 23 maggio 1860 – Torino, 14 gennaio 1938) è stato un pittore italiano. Nono degli undici figli del falegname cambianese Guglielmo Grosso e di Giovanna Vidotti, dopo aver abbandonato gli studi al seminario di Giaveno si diplomò all'Accademia Albertina di Belle Arti di Torino, divenendone professore di pittura nel 1889. La s......
 
Hans Schwarz
 

Biography


Hans Schwarz (1922 - 2003) - Austria (Vienna)


Hans Schwarz, (29 December 1922 – 28 May 2003) was a prolific Austrian artist, who spent most of his life in Britain and was notable for his portrait painting, several examples of which are held by the National Portrait Gallery in London. Schwarz was Jewish and was forced to leave Austria in 1938 when the Nazis took over and he went into exile in B......
 
Dorothea Sharp
 

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Dorothea Sharp (1874 - 1955) - United Kingdom (Dartford)


Dorothea Sharp ROI RBA (1874 – 17 December 1955 ) was a British artist best known for her landscapes and naturalistic studies of children at play. Sharp was born in Dartford, Kent, and began her training aged 21, when, after inheriting £100 from an uncle, she attended the Richmond art school run by C. E. Johnson RI. She went on to study at the Rege......
 
Carel Victor Morlais Weight
 

Biography


Carel Victor Morlais Weight (1908 - 1997) - United Kingdom (Paddington)


Carel Victor Morlais Weight, CH, CBE, RA (10 September 1908 – 13 August 1997) was an English painter. Weight was born in Paddington in 1908. His father was a bank worker and his mother, who was of Swedish and German descent, was a chiropodist. He studied at the Hammersmith School of Art from 1928 to 1930. At Hammersmith he met Ruskin Spear, who bec......
 
Charles Pears
 

Biography


Charles Pears (1873 - 1958) - United Kingdom (Pontefract)


Charles Pears RI ROI RSMA (9 September 1873 – 28 January 1958) was a British painter, illustrator and artist. Born in Pontefract, Yorkshire, he studied nearby at East Hardwick and Pomfret College, where he started a lifelong appreciation of Canaletto. Active from 1890, he worked as an illustrator throughout his career. His early illustrated works w......
 
Elizabeth Olds
 

Biography


Elizabeth Olds (1896 - 1991) - United States (Minneapolis)


Elizabeth Olds (December 10, 1896 – 1991) was an American artist known for her work in developing silkscreen as a fine arts medium. She was a painter and illustrator, but is primarily known as a printmaker, using silkscreen, woodcut, lithography processes. In 1926, she became the first female honored with the Guggenheim Fellowship. She studied unde......
 
Ernest Clifford Peixotto
 

Biography


Ernest Clifford Peixotto (1869 - 1940) - United States (San Francisco)


Ernest Clifford Peixotto (1869–1940) was an American artist, illustrator, and author. Although he was known mainly for his murals and his travel literature, his artwork also regularly appeared in Scribner's Magazine. His 1916 work Our Hispanic Southwest is famous for including the first written appearance of the ethnic slur "spic" (although, in fac......
 
Alphonse Maria Mucha
 

Biography


Alphonse Maria Mucha (1860 - 1939) - Czech Republic (Brno)
Nouveau Di Arte, Art Nouveau
 
Edgar Alwin Payne
 

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Edgar Alwin Payne (1883 - 1947) -


Edgar Alwin Payne (1 March 1883 – 8 April 1947) was an American Western landscape painter and muralist. Payne was born near Cassville, Barry County, Missouri, in the heart of the Ozarks. Cassville is in southwest Missouri, near the Arkansas border. Despite his relative isolation this turn-of-the-century Missouri teenager toured the world. Before Ed......
 
Albert Aublet
 

Biography


Albert Aublet (1851 - 1938) - France (Paris)

 
Nicanor Pinole
 

Biography


Nicanor Pinole (1878 - 1978) - Spain (Gijon)

 
Adrian Henri
 

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Adrian Henri (1932 - 2000) -


Adrian Henri (10 April 1932 – 20 December 2000) was a British poet and painter best remembered as the founder of poetry-rock group the Liverpool Scene and as one of three poets in the best-selling anthology The Mersey Sound, along with Brian Patten and Roger McGough. The trio of Liverpool poets came to prominence in that city's Merseybeat zeitgeist......
 
Herbert Matter
 

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Herbert Matter (1907 - 1984) -


Herbert Matter (April 25, 1907 – May 8, 1984) was a Swiss-born American photographer and graphic designer known for his pioneering use of photomontage in commercial art. The designer's innovative and experimental work helped shape the vocabulary of 20th-century graphic design. Born in Engelberg, Switzerland, Matter studied painting at the École des......
 
Valerius De Saedeleer
 

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Valerius De Saedeleer (1867 - 1941) -


Valerius de Saedeleer or Valerius De Saedeleer (4 August 1867 – 16 September 1941) was a Belgian landscape painter, whose works are informed by a symbolist and mystic-religious sensitivity and the traditions of 16th-century Flemish landscape painting. He was one of the main figures in the so-called first School of Latem which in the first decade of......
 
Harriet Whitney Frishmuth
 

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Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880 - 1980) - United States (Philadelphia)


Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (September 17, 1880 – January 1980) was an American sculptor known for her works in bronze. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her parents divorced when she was in her teens, and she moved to Europe with her mother and sisters, living there for eight years. She studied briefly with Auguste Rodin at the École des B......
 
Edward Laning
 

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Edward Laning (1906 - 1981) - United States (Petersburg)


Edward Laning was an American painter. Laning was born in 1906 in Petersburg, Illinois. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago (1923–24) and the University of Chicago, (1925–27). He also studied at the Art Students League with Max Weber, Boardman Robinson, John Sloan and Kenneth Hayes Miller (1927–30). In 1931, Laning's work formed part of the ......
 
Ellen Day Hale
 

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Ellen Day Hale (1880 - 1940) - United States (Worcester)

 
George Kars
 

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George Kars (1882 - 1945) -


Georges Kars (Georges Karpeles or Georg Karpeles - Jiri Karpeles) (1882 in Kralupy – 1945 in Genève) was a Czech painter known for his landscapes and nude paintings. Georges Kars was born to a German Jewish family. His father was a miller. When he was 18, Kars was sent to study in art in Munich with Heinrich Knirr and Franz von Stuck. From 1905 he ......
 
James Gleeson
 

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James Gleeson (1915 - 2008) - Australia (Sydney)

 
Arthur John Elsley
 

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Arthur John Elsley (1860 - 1952) - United Kingdom (London)

 
Antal Berkes
 

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Antal Berkes (1874 - 1938) - Hungary (Budapest)

 
Sulamith Wülfing
 

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Sulamith Wülfing (1901 - 1989) - Germany (Elberfeld)

 
John Ward
 

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John Ward (1912 - 1981) -


John Bryan Ward-Perkins, CMG, CBE, FBA (3 February 1912, Bromley, Kent, United Kingdom – 28 May 1981, Cirencester, United Kingdom) was a British Classical architectural historian and archaeologist, and director of the British School at Rome. He was the eldest son of Bryan Ward-Perkins, a British civil servant in India, and Winifred Mary Hickman. Wa......
 
Antione Bouvard
 

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Antione Bouvard (1870 - 1956) - France (Saint-Étienne)

 
Geza Bene
 

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Geza Bene (1900 - 1960) - Slovakia (Ruttka)

 
Bela Veszelszky
 

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Bela Veszelszky (1905 - 1977) - Hungary (Budapest)

 
Letitia Marion Hamilton
 

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Letitia Marion Hamilton (1878 - 1964) -


Letitia Marion Hamilton (30 July 1878 – 11 August 1964) was an Irish landscape artist. Letitia Marion Hamilton was born in Hamwood House, County Meath on 30 July 1878. She was the daughter of Charles Robert Hamilton and Louisa Caroline Elizabeth Brooke. She attended Alexandra College. Letitia and her sister Eva were great-granddaughters of the arti......
 
Ernest Stephen Lumsden
 

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Ernest Stephen Lumsden (1883 - 1948) -


Ernest Stephen Lumsden, (born London, 22 December 1883, died Edinburgh, 29 September 1948) was a distinguished painter, noted etcher and authority on etching. He studied at Reading Art School from 1889 under Frank Morley Fletcher and briefly at the Académie Julian in Paris in 1903. In 1908 he accepted an appointment at the Edinburgh College of Art,......
 
Harry Pettit
 

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Harry Pettit (1867 - 1941) - United States (Rock Island)

 
Vaclav Radimsky
 

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Vaclav Radimsky (1867 - 1946) -

 
Josef Engelhart
 

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Josef Engelhart (1864 - 1941) -

 
Jeno Gadanyi
 

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Jeno Gadanyi (1896 - 1960) - Hungary

 
Correa Benito Rebolledo
 

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Correa Benito Rebolledo (1880 - 1964) - Chile
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Harold Sandys Williamson
 

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Harold Sandys Williamson (1892 - 1978) -


Harold Sandys Williamson (29 August 1892 – 1978) was a British painter, poster designer and teacher. Williamson fought on the Western Front in World War One and also worked as a war artist, both later in that conflict and, on the Home Front, in World War Two. Williamson was born in Leeds and attended the Leeds School of Art from 1911 to 1914, when ......
 
Bela Kontuly
 

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Bela Kontuly (1904 - 1983) - Hungary

 
Gregorio Prestopino
 

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Gregorio Prestopino (1907 - 1984) -


Gregorio Prestopino, (1907–1984) was an American artist, according to the art historian Irma B. Jaffe: one of the major American painters who refused to reject the image, has devoted his career to depicting the human condition with a warmth tempered only by honesty. Prestopino was born in New York City's Little Italy. He was the second of three chi......
 
Frank Graham Bell
 

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Frank Graham Bell (1910 - 1943) -


Frank Graham Bell (21 November 1910 – 9 August 1943), known as Graham, was a painter of portraits, landscapes and still-life, and a founder member of the realist Euston Road School. He was also a journalist and writer on art and the artist. Born in South Africa, he spent most of his career in Britain (1931-1943), where he died in a flying accident ......
 
Florence Resnikoff
 

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Florence Resnikoff (1920 - 2013) -


Florence Resnikoff was an artist and educator in the fields of metals and jewelry. Resnikoff began making jewelry in 1948 while attending the Ox-Bow Summer School of Painting, affiliated with the Art Institute of Chicago, in Saugatuck, Michigan. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in sculpture from the California College of Arts and Crafts......
 
Archibald Standish Hartrick
 

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Archibald Standish Hartrick (1864 - 1950) -


Archibald Standish Hartrick RWS OBE (7 August 1864 – 1 February 1950) was a Scottish painter known for the quality of his lithographic work. His works covered urban scenes, landscapes and figure painting and he was a founder member of the Senefelder Club. Hartrick was born in Bangalore, the son of an officer in the British Army. The family moved to......
 
Steven Spurrier
 

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Steven Spurrier (1878 - 1961) -


Steven Spurrier RA (13 July 1878 – 11 March 1961) was a British artist and painter. Spurrier was born in London and from the age of seventeen served an apprenticeship to his silversmith father. Spurrier also studied art at evening classes at Heatherley's School of Art and then at the Gilbert Garrett School. In 1900, Spurrier gave up silverwork and ......
 
Gérard Duchène
 

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Gérard Duchène (1944 - 2014) -

 
George De Forest Brush
 

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George De Forest Brush (1855 - 1941) -

 
Thomas Duncan
 

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Thomas Duncan (1874 - 1966) -

 
Karl Schrag
 

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Karl Schrag (1912 - 1995) -

 
George Mavroides
 

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George Mavroides (1912 - 2003) -

 
Basil Nightingale
 

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Basil Nightingale (1864 - 1940) -

 
Elsie Motz Lowdon
 

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Elsie Motz Lowdon (1883 - 1960) -

 
Julian Levi
 

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Julian Levi (1900 - 1982) -

 
 
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