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Pablo Picasso
 

Biography


Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973) - Spain (Málaga)
Naive Art / Primitivism, Surrealism, Expressionism, Synthetic Cubism, Realism, Art Nouveau, Cubism, Symbolism, Abstract Art, Neo Expressionism, Analytical Cubism


Pablo Picasso (/pɪˈkɑːsoʊ, -ˈkæsoʊ/ Spanish: [ˈpaβlo piˈkaso] 25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France. Regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, he is known for co-founding the Cubist movement, t......
 
Salvador Dali
 

Biography


Salvador Dali (1904 - 1989) - Spain (Figueres (Girona))
Surrealism, Post-Impressionism, Cubism, Symbolism, Verism, Abstract Art, Expressionism


Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marquis of Dalí de Púbol (11 May 1904 – 23 January 1989), known professionally as Salvador Dalí (/ˈdɑːli, dɑːˈli/ Catalan: [səɫβəˈðo ðəˈɫi] Spanish: [salβaˈðoɾ ðaˈli]), was a prominent Spanish surrealist artist of Catalan ethnicity born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain. Dalí was a skilled draftsman, bes......
 
André Aimé René Masson
 

Biography


André Aimé René Masson (1896 - 1987) - France (Balagny-Sur-Thérain)
Surrealism, Surrealism


André-Aimé-René Masson (4 January 1896 – 28 October 1987) was a French artist. Masson was born in Balagny-sur-Thérain, Oise, but when he was eight his father's work took the family first briefly to Lille and then to Brussels. He began his study of art at the age of eleven at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, under the guidance of Cons......
 
Alfred James Munnings
 

Biography


Alfred James Munnings (1878 - 1959) - United Kingdom (Mendham)


Sir Alfred James Munnings, KCVO, PRA (8 October 1878 – 17 July 1959) was known as one of England's finest painters of horses, and as an outspoken critic of Modernism. Engaged by Lord Beaverbrook's Canadian War Memorials Fund, he earned several prestigious commissions after the Great War that made him wealthy. Alfred Munnings was born on 8 October 1......
 
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),......
 
Gerhard Marcks
 

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


Gerhard Marcks (18 February 1889 – 13 November 1981) was a German artist, known primarily as a sculptor, but who is also known for his drawings, woodcuts, lithographs and ceramics. Marcks was born in Berlin, where, at age 18, he worked as an apprentice to German sculptor Richard Scheibe. In 1914, he married Maria Schmidtlein, with whom he would rai......
 
Josef Albers
 

Biography


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


Josef Albers (/ˈælbərz, ˈɑːl-/ German: [ˈalbɐs] March 19, 1888 – March 25, 1976) was a German-born American artist and educator whose work, both in Europe and in the United States, formed the basis of some of the most influential and far-reaching art education programs of the twentieth century. Albers was born into a Roman Catholic family of crafts......
 
Beatrice Wood
 

Biography


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


Beatrice Wood (March 3, 1893 – March 12, 1998) was an American artist and studio potter involved in the Avant Garde movement in the United States she founded The Blind Man magazine in New York City with French artist Marcel Duchamp and writer Henri-Pierre Roché in 1917. She had earlier studied art and theater in Paris, and was working in New York a......
 
Elaine de Kooning
 

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Elaine de Kooning (1918 - 1989) - United States (Brooklyn)


Elaine de Kooning (March 12, 1918 – February 1, 1989 ) was an Abstract Expressionist and Figurative Expressionist painter in the post-World War II era. She wrote extensively on the art of the period and was an editorial associate for Art News magazine. On December 9, 1943, she married painter Willem de Kooning. Elaine de Kooning was born Elaine Mar......
 
Igor Emmanuilovich Grabar
 

Biography


Igor Emmanuilovich Grabar (1871 - 1960) - Hungary (Budapest)
Socialist Realism, Post-Impressionism, Pointillism, Realism, Neoplasticism, Art Nouveau


Igor Emmanuilovich Grabar (Russian: Игорь Эммануилович Грабарь, 25 March 1871 in Budapest – 16 May 1960 in Moscow) was a Russian post-impressionist painter, publisher, restorer and historian of art. Grabar, descendant of a wealthy Rusyn family, was trained as a painter by Ilya Repin in Saint Petersburg and by Anton Ažbe in Munich. He reached his pe......
 
Nam June Paik
 

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


Nam June Paik (Korean: 백남준, July 20, 1932 – January 29, 2006) was a Korean American artist. He worked with a variety of media and is considered to be the founder of video art. He is credited with an early usage (1974) of the term "electronic super highway" in application to telecommunications. Born in Seoul in 1932, the youngest of five siblings, P......
 
Howard Hodgkin
 

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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)

 
Qi Baishi
 

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


Qi Baishi (1 January 1864 – 16 September 1957) was an influential Chinese painter, noted for the whimsical, often playful style of his watercolor works. Born to a peasant family from Xiangtan, Hunan, Qi became a carpenter at 14, and learned to paint by himself. After he turned 40, he traveled, visiting various scenic spots in China. After 1917 he s......
 
Juan Soriano
 

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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......
 
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......
 
Jörg Immendorff
 

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Jörg Immendorff (1945 - 2007) -


Jörg Immendorff (June 14, 1945 – May 28, 2007) was one of the best known contemporary German painters he was also a sculptor, stage designer and art professor. Immendorff was born in Bleckede, Lower Saxony. When he was 11 years old, his father left the family. This traumatic experience has been used to explain Immendorff's later feelings of inadequ......
 
George Clair Tooker
 

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


George Clair Tooker, Jr. (August 5, 1920 – March 27, 2011) was an American figurative painter. His works are associated with Magic realism, Social realism, Photorealism and Surrealism. His subjects are depicted naturally as in a photograph, but the images use flat tones, an ambiguous perspective, and alarming juxtapositions to suggest an imagined o......
 
Margaret Bourke White
 

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


Margaret Bourke-White (/ˌbɜːrkˈhwaɪt/ June 14, 1904 – August 27, 1971) was an American photographer and documentary photographer. She is best known as the first foreign photographer permitted to take pictures of the Soviet five-year plan, the first American female war photojournalist, and to have her photograph on the cover of the first issue of Li......
 
Saul Steinberg
 

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Saul Steinberg (1914 - 1999) -


Saul Steinberg (June 15, 1914 – May 12, 1999) was a Romanian and American cartoonist and illustrator, best known for his work for The New Yorker, most notably View of the World from 9th Avenue. He described himself as "a writer who draws". Steinberg was born in Râmnicu Sărat, Buzău County, Romania. In 1932, he entered the University of Bucharest. I......
 
Barry Flanagan
 

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Barry Flanagan (1941 - 2009) - North Wales (Prestatyn)


Barry Flanagan OBE RA (11 January 1941 – 31 August 2009) was a Welsh sculptor. He is best known for his bronze statues of hares and other animals. Barry Flanagan was born on 11 January 1941 in Prestatyn, in North Wales. From 1957 to 1958 he studied architecture at Birmingham College of Art and Crafts. He studied sculpture at Saint Martin's School o......
 
Constantin Brancusi
 

Biography


Constantin Brancusi (1876 - 1957) - Romania (Hobița)
Abstract Art, Dadaism, Expressionism


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 ......
 
Elizabeth Catlett
 

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Elizabeth Catlett (1915 - 2012) - United States (Washington)


Elizabeth Catlett (April 15, 1915 – April 2, 2012) was an African-American graphic artist and sculptor best known for her depictions of the African-American experience in the 20th century, which often had the female experience as their focus. She was born and raised in Washington, D.C. to parents working in education, and was the grandchild of free......
 
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 ......
 
Grace Hartigan
 

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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.......
 
Massimo Campigli
 

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Massimo Campigli (1895 - 1971) - Germany (Berlin)


Massimo Campigli (Italian pronunciation: [ˈmassimo kamˈpiʎʎi] born Max Ihlenfeldt, 4 July 1895 – 31 May 1971) was an Italian painter and journalist. He was born in Berlin, but spent most of his childhood in Florence. His family moved to Milan in 1909, and here he worked on the Letteratura magazine, frequenting avant-garde circles and making the acq......
 
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
 

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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
 

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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
 

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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
 

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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......
 
Jiro Yoshihara
 

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Jiro Yoshihara (1905 - 1972) -


Jiro Yoshihara (吉原 治良, Yoshihara Jirō, January 1, 1905 – February 19, 1972) was a Japanese painter. In 1954, along with Shōzō Shimamoto, he co-founded the avant-garde Gutai group in Osaka. He was a businessman and scion of a family that owned a cooking-oil company, along with a group of young, Hanshin-region artists. Yoshihara had taught Western-st......
 
Manlio Rho
 

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


Manlio Rho (1901 – 1957) was a painter born in Como, Italy. He is considered one of the most important abstract artists in Italy. In the late 1920s Manlio Rho was deeply involved in Como's engagement with the European abstract movement led by Wassily Kandinsky and Kazimir Malevich. Together with the architects Giuseppe Terragni, Alberto Sartoris an......
 
Michael Ayrton
 

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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......
 
Jean Jacques Barre
 

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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......
 
Violet Oakley
 

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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 ......
 
Maryan S Maryan
 

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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......
 
Albert Bloch
 

Biography


Albert Bloch (1880 - 1961) - United States (St. Louis)
Expressionism, Symbolism


Albert Bloch (August 2, 1882 – March 23, 1961) was an American Modernist artist and the only American artist associated with Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider), a group of early 20th-century European modernists. Bloch was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He first studied art at the St. Louis School of Fine Arts. In 1901–03 he produced comic strips and c......
 
Janos Kmetty
 

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

 
Jan Sluyters
 

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Jan Sluyters (1881 - 1957) - Netherlands (Hertogenbosch)
Fauvism, Expressionism, Post-Impressionism, Academicism, Cubism
 
Gerald Leslie Brockhurst
 

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Gerald Leslie Brockhurst (1890 - 1978) - United Kingdom (Birmingham)


Gerald Leslie Brockhurst (October 31, 1890 – May 4, 1978) was an English painter and etcher. During the 1930s and 1940s he was celebrated as a portraitist, painting society figures such as Marlene Dietrich and the Duchess of Windsor. Today he is best known for his small etched prints of beautiful, idealized women - many of them modelled by his firs......
 
Julian Stanczak
 

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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......
 
Ernest Martin Hennings
 

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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......
 
Maxwell Ashby Armfield
 

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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......
 
Manuel Benedito Vives
 

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

 
Charles Buckles Falls
 

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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......
 
Wu Zuoren
 

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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......
 
Jesús Helguera
 

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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......
 
Ennio Morlotti
 

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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......
 
Walter Emerson Baum
 

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Walter Emerson Baum (1884 - 1956) - United States (Sellersville)


Walter Emerson Baum (December 14, 1884 – July 12, 1956) was an American artist and educator active in the Bucks and Lehigh County areas of Pennsylvania in the United States. In addition to being a prolific painter, Baum was also responsible for the founding of the Baum School of Art and the Allentown Art Museum. Born in Sellersville, Pennsylvania, ......
 
Hans Schwarz
 

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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......
 
Carel Victor Morlais Weight
 

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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
 

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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
 

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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......
 
William Bill Alexander
 

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William Bill Alexander (1915 - 1997) - Germany (East Prussia)


William Alexander (2 April 1915 – 24 January 1997) was a German painter, art instructor, and television host. He was the creator and host of The Magic of Oil Painting (1974-1982) television programs that ran on PBS in the United States. He wrote The Art of Bill Alexander (1987–1995), a series of books on wet-on-wet oil painting. He also taught the ......
 
Thomas Anthony Devas
 

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Thomas Anthony Devas (1911 - 1958) - United Kingdom (Bromley)


Thomas Anthony Devas (8 January 1911 – 21 December 1958) was a British portrait painter who was associated with members of the Euston Road School. Devas was born in Bromley in Kent, the second of four children to Thomas Gronow Devas, the chairman of the Devas Routledge textile firm, and Marjorie Cecilia Watson. Devas attended Repton School and ente......
 
Charles Robinson
 

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Charles Robinson (1932 - 2006) - United States (Orange)


Charles Knox Robinson III (April 13, 1932 — July 22, 2006) was an American actor who appeared in over 80 films and TV episodes over his career. From 1958 through 1971 he was credited as Charles Robinson and, from 1972 onward, his full birth name, Charles Knox Robinson, also became his stage name. His credits have been occasionally commingled with t......
 
Nicanor Pinole
 

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

 
Riccardo Schweizer
 

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Riccardo Schweizer (1925 - 2004) - Italy (Venice)

 
Huang Binhong
 

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Huang Binhong (1865 - 1955) -


Huáng Bīnhóng (黃賓虹) (1865-1955) was a Chinese art historian and literati painter born in Jinhua in Zhejiang province. His ancestral home was She County in Anhui province. He was the grandson of artist Huang Fengliu. He would later be associated with Shanghai and finally Hangzhou. He is considered one of the last innovators in the literati style of ......
 
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......
 
Joseph Hirsch
 

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Joseph Hirsch (1910 - 1981) - United States (Philadelphia)


Joseph Hirsch (1910–1981) was an American painter, who was born in Philadelphia. Hirsch began his study of art at the Philadelphia Museum when he was seventeen. He also studied privately with Henry Hensche in Provincetown and George Luks in New York City. In addition to formal study, Hirsch traveled extensively, including a five-year stay in France......
 
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 ......
 
Arnold Blanch
 

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Arnold Blanch (1896 - 1968) - United States (Mantorville)


Arnold Blanch (June 4, 1896 – October 3, 1968), was born and raised in Mantorville, Minnesota. He was an American modernist painter, etcher, illustrator, lithographer, muralist, printmaker and art teacher. His modernist paintings are associated with the Social Realist movement. Blanch met his first wife the painter Lucile Blanch, (born Lucile Lundq......
 
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......
 
Mariska Karasz
 

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Mariska Karasz (1898 - 1960) - Hungary (Budapest)


Mariska Karasz (1898, Budapest, Hungary — August 27, 1960, Danbury, Connecticut) was an American fashion designer, author, and textile artist. She had a passion for fashion design and created colorful, patterned garments largely inspired by the folk art of her native country. Her abstract wall hangings mixing fibers such as silk, cotton, wool, and ......
 
Patrick Swift
 

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Patrick Swift (1927 - 1983) - Ireland (Dublin)


Patrick Swift (1927–1983) was an Irish painter who worked in Dublin, London and Algarve in southern Portugal. In Dublin he formed part of the Envoy arts review / McDaid's pub circle of artistic and literary figures. In London he moved into the Soho bohemia where, with the poet David Wright, he founded and co-edited X magazine. In Portugal he contin......
 
Arthur John Elsley
 

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

 
James Gleeson
 

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

 
Alexander Young
 

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Alexander Young (1882 - 1974) - Canada (Montreal)

 
Antione Bouvard
 

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

 
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......
 
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......
 
Laure Albin Guillot
 

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Laure Albin Guillot (1879 - 1962) -


Laure Albin Guillot (née Meifredy February 14, 1879 – February 22, 1962) was a French photographer. In addition to portraits of Paris celebrities, she covered a wide variety of genres and had a number of high-ranking positions. A retrospective of her work is being held from 26 February to 12 May 2013 at Jeu de Paume, Paris. Born in Paris, she atten......
 
Alfred H. Green
 

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Alfred H. Green (1917 - 2013) - United Kingdom (London)

 
Jeno Gadanyi
 

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Jeno Gadanyi (1896 - 1960) - Hungary

 
Loren Maciver
 

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Loren Maciver (1909 - 1998) -


Loren MacIver (1909–1998) was an American painter and the first woman represented in the Museum of Modern Art's permanent collection. Loren MacIver was born in New York in 1909. Her father, Charles Augustus Paul Newman, was a physician, and her mother was Julia McIvers, whose name she kept but modified. At ten years old, she would attend Saturday a......
 
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......
 
Correa Benito Rebolledo
 

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Correa Benito Rebolledo (1880 - 1964) - Chile
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Flora Lion
 

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Flora Lion (1878 - 1958) -


Flora Marguerite Lion (3 December 1878 – 15 May 1958) was an English portrait painter. Lion had a long and successful career and was known for her portraits of society figures, landscapes and murals. Flora Lion was born in London to an English father and a French mother. She studied art at the St. John's Wood Art School in 1894 before receiving fur......
 
Emmanuel Bellini
 

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Emmanuel Bellini (1904 - 1989) -

 
Pat Douthwaite
 

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Pat Douthwaite (1934 - 2002) -


Pat Douthwaite (July 28, 1934 – July 26, 2002) was a Scottish artist who was notably compared to Amedeo Modigliani and Chaim Soutine, the peintres maudits of early twentieth-century Paris. Douthwaite was born in Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland, to mother Winifred Rachael, and father Thomas Leslie Douthwaite. She spent her early life in Paisley. She trave......
 
Gérard Duchène
 

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Gérard Duchène (1944 - 2014) -

 
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......
 
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 ......
 
Thomas Duncan
 

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Thomas Duncan (1874 - 1966) -

 
Karl Schrag
 

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Karl Schrag (1912 - 1995) -

 
George Van Millett
 

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George Van Millett (1864 - 1952) -

 
George Mavroides
 

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George Mavroides (1912 - 2003) -

 
Franklin H Eshelman
 

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Franklin H Eshelman (1874 - 1959) -

 
Adrian Lamb
 

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Adrian Lamb (1901 - 1988) -

 
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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