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Pablo Picasso

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 Ruiz 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 moveme......

Thomas Hart Benton

Thomas Hart Benton (1889 - 1975) - United States (Neosho)

Regionalism, Art Deco

Thomas Hart Benton (April 15, 1889 – January 19, 1975) was an American painter and muralist. Along with Grant Wood and John Steuart Curry, he was at the forefront of the Regionalist art movement. His fluid, sculpted figures in his paintings showed everyday people in scenes of life in the United States. Though his work is strongly associated with th......

Maurits Cornelis Escher

Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898 - 1972) - Netherlands (Leeuwarden)

Op-Art, Renaissance

Maurits Cornelis Escher (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmʌurɪt͡s kɔrˈneːlɪs ˈɛʃər] 17 June 1898 – 27 March 1972) was a Dutch graphic artist who made mathematically-inspired woodcuts, lithographs, and mezzotints. His work features mathematical objects and operations including impossible objects, explorations of infinity, reflection, symmetry, perspective, t......

Giacomo Balla

Giacomo Balla (1871 - 1958) - Italy (Turin)

Futurism, Abstract Art, Pointillism

Giacomo Balla (18 July 1871 – 1 March 1958) was an Italian painter, art teacher and poet best known as a key proponent of Futurism. In his painting he depicted light, movement and speed. Giacomo Balla was born in Turin, in the Piedmont region of Italy. He was the son of a photographer and as a child studied music. At age nine, after the death of hi......

Philip Guston

Philip Guston (1913 - 1980) - Canada (Montreal)

Abstract Expressionism, Neo Expressionism, Social Realism, Expressionism, Metaphysical Art

Philip Guston (pronounced like "rust"), born Phillip Goldstein (June 27, 1913 – June 7, 1980), was a painter and printmaker in the New York School, an art movement that included many abstract expressionists like Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning. In the late 1960s Guston helped to lead a transition from abstract expressionism to neo-expressioni......

Andrew Wyeth

Andrew Wyeth (1917 - 2009) - United States (Chadds Ford)

Realism, Realism

Andrew Newell Wyeth (/ˈwaɪ.ɛθ/ WY-eth July 12, 1917 – January 16, 2009) was a visual artist, primarily a realist painter, working predominantly in a regionalist style. He was one of the best-known U.S. artists of the middle 20th century. In his art, Wyeth's favorite subjects were the land and people around him, both in his hometown of Chadds Ford, ......

André Aimé René Masson

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......

Romaine Brooks

Romaine Brooks (1874 - 1970) - Italy (Rome)

Romaine Brooks, born Beatrice Romaine Goddard (May 1, 1874 – December 7, 1970), was an American painter who worked mostly in Paris and Capri. She specialized in portraiture and used a subdued tonal palette keyed to the color gray. Brooks ignored contemporary artistic trends such as Cubism and Fauvism, drawing on her own original aesthetic inspired ......

Charles Robert Knight

Charles Robert Knight (1874 - 1953) - United States (Brooklyn)

Charles Robert Knight (October 21, 1874 – April 15, 1953) was an American wildlife and paleoartist best known for his paintings of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals. His works have been reproduced in many books and are currently on display at several major museums in the United States. Knight was born in Brooklyn, New York City. As a child, K......

Erich Heckel

Erich Heckel (1883 - 1970) - Germany (Dobeln)

Erich Heckel (31 July 1883 in Döbeln – 27 January 1970 in Radolfzell) was a German painter and printmaker, and a founding member of the group Die Brücke ("The Bridge") which existed 1905-1913. Heckel was born in Döbeln, Saxony, the son of a railway engineer. Between 1897 and 1904 he attended the Realgymnasium in Chemnitz, before studying architectu......

Robert Rauschenberg

Robert Rauschenberg (1925 - 2008) - United States (Port Arthur)

Neo-Dada, Pop Art, Abstract Expressionism

Robert Rauschenberg (Port Arthur (Texas), 22 de Outubro de 1925 - Flórida, 12 de Maio de 2008) foi um artista do Expressionismo abstracto e Pop art. Rauschenberg estudou no Kansas City Art Institute, na Academie Julian em Paris, e com Josef Albers no Black Mountain College na Carolina do Norte, antes de se fixar em Nova York, onde estudou no Art St......

Alexander Porfiryevich Archipenko

Alexander Porfiryevich Archipenko (1887 - 1964) - Russia (Kyiv)

Cubism, Cubism

Alexander Porfyrovych Archipenko (also referred to as Olexandr, Oleksandr, or Aleksandr Ukrainian: Олександр Порфирович Архипенко, Romanized: Olexandr Porfyrovych Arkhypenko May 30, 1887 – February 25, 1964) was a Ukrainian-born American avant-garde artist, sculptor, and graphic artist. Alexander Archipenko was born in Kiev, (Russian Empire, now Uk......

Alphaeus Philemon Cole

Alphaeus Philemon Cole (1876 - 1988) - United States (Jersey City)

Alphaeus Philemon Cole (Jersey City, New Jersey July 12, 1876 – New York City, November 25, 1988) was an American artist, engraver and etcher. He was born in Jersey City, New Jersey and died in New York City. He was the son of noted engraver Timothy Cole. At the time of his death, at age 112 years and 136 days, Alphaeus was the world's oldest verif......

James Montgomery Flagg

James Montgomery Flagg (1877 - 1960) - United States (Pelham Manor)

James Montgomery Flagg (June 18, 1877 – May 27, 1960) was an American artist, comics artist and illustrator. He worked in media ranging from fine art painting to cartooning, but is best remembered for his political posters. Flagg was born on June 18, 1877 in Pelham Manor, New York. He was enthusiastic about drawing from a young age, and had illustr......

Dennis Oppenheim

Dennis Oppenheim (1938 - 2011) - United States (Electric City)

Dennis Oppenheim (September 6, 1938 – January 21, 2011) was an American conceptual artist, performance artist, earth artist, sculptor and photographer. Dennis Oppenheim’s early artistic practice is an epistemological questioning about the nature of art, the making of art and the definition of art: a meta-art which arose when strategies of the Minim......

Wolfgang Paalen

Wolfgang Paalen (1905 - 1959) - Austria (Vienna)

Wolfgang Robert Paalen (July 22, 1905 in Vienna, Austria – September 24, 1959 in Taxco, Mexico) was a German-Austrian-Mexican painter, sculptor and art philosopher. A member of the Abstraction-Création group from 1934–35, he joined the influential Surrealist movement in 1935 and was one of its prominent exponents until 1942. Whilst in exile in Mexi......

Hermen Anglada Camarasa

Hermen Anglada Camarasa (1872 - 1959) - Spain (Barcelona)

Modernism, Modernism

Ivan Le Lorraine Albright

Ivan Le Lorraine Albright (1897 - 1983) - United States (North Harvey)

Ivan Le Lorraine Albright (February 20, 1897 – November 18, 1983) was an American magic realist painter and artist, most renowned for his self-portraits, character studies, and still lifes. His dark, mysterious works include some of the most meticulously executed paintings ever made, often requiring years to complete. Ivan Albright and his identica......

Alighiero Boetti

Alighiero Boetti (1940 - 1994) - Italy (Turin)

Alighiero Fabrizio Boetti known as Alighiero e Boetti (16 December 1940 – 24 February 1994) was an Italian conceptual artist, considered to be a member of the art movement Arte Povera. Boetti is most famous for a series of embroidered maps of the world, Mappa, created between 1971 and his death in 1994. Boetti's work was typified by his notion of '......

George Harrison

George Harrison (1943 - 2001) - United Kingdom (Liverpool)

George Harrison[nb 1] MBE (25 February 1943 – 29 November 2001) was an English guitarist, singer-songwriter, and producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. Often referred to as "the quiet Beatle", Harrison embraced Indian culture and helped broaden the scope of popular music through his incorporation of Indian in......

Joseph Christian Leyendecker

Joseph Christian Leyendecker (1874 - 1951) - Germany (Montabaur)

Joseph Christian Leyendecker (March 23, 1874 – July 25, 1951) was a German-American illustrator. He is considered to be one of the preeminent American illustrators of the early 20th century. He is best known for his poster, book and advertising illustrations, the trade character known as The Arrow Collar Man, and his numerous covers for The Saturda......

Per Kirkeby

Per Kirkeby (1938 - 2018) -

Per Kirkeby (1 September 1938 – 9 May 2018) was a Danish painter, poet, film maker and sculptor. By the time he completed a masters of education degree in arctic geology at the University of Copenhagen in 1964, he was already part of the important experimental art school "eks-skolen" and worked primarily as a painter, sculptor, writer and a lithogr......

Antoni Clavé

Antoni Clavé (1913 - 2005) - Spain (Barcelona)

Antoni Clavé (5 April 1913 – 1 September 2005) was a Catalan master painter, printmaker, sculptor, stage designer and costume designer. He was nominated for two Academy Awards (Best Art Direction and Best Costume Design) for his work on the 1952 film Hans Christian Andersen. Clavé was one of Spain's best known and most celebrated artists. His work ......

Armando Reverón

Armando Reverón (1889 - 1954) - Venezuela (Caracas)

Armandro Reverón (1889–1954) was a Venezuelan painter and sculptor, precursor of Arte Povera and considered one of the most important of the 20th century in Latin America. While his mental health deteriorated throughout his life, his artistic abilities remained. His house by the northern coast of Venezuela housed the Reveron Museum, although it was......

Willi Baumeister

Willi Baumeister (1889 - 1955) -

Willi Baumeister (22 January 1889 – 31 August 1955) was a German painter, scenic designer, art professor, and typographer. Willi Baumeister, born in Stuttgart in 1889, completed an apprenticeship as a decorative painter in his native city from 1905 to 1907, followed by military service (fall 1907–1908). During his apprenticeship, Baumeister also be......

Henry Lamb

Henry Lamb (1883 - 1960) - Australia (Adelaide)

Henry Taylor Lamb MC RA (21 June 1883 – 8 October 1960) was an Australian-born British painter. A follower of Augustus John, Lamb was a founder member of the Camden Town Group in 1911 and of the London Group in 1913. Henry Lamb was born in Adelaide, Australia, the son of Sir Horace Lamb FRS, who was the professor of mathematics at Adelaide Universi......

Mario Mafai

Mario Mafai (1902 - 1965) - Italy (Rome)

Mario Mafai (12 February 1902 – 31 March 1965) was an Italian painter. With his wife Antonietta Raphaël he founded the modern art movement called the Scuola Romana, or Roman school. Mafai left school very early, preferring to attend, with Scipione, the Scuola Libera del Nudo, or free school of the nude, of the Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma. His i......

Richard Lindner

Richard Lindner (1901 - 1978) - Germany (Hamburg)

Pop Art, Pop Art

Richard Lindner (November 11, 1901 – April 16, 1978) was a German-American painter. Richard Lindner was born in Hamburg, Germany. His mother Mina Lindner was American and born in New York as daughter of German parents. In 1905 the family moved to Nuremberg, where Lindner's mother was owner of a custom-fitting corset business and Richard Lindner gre......

Carl Milles

Carl Milles (1875 - 1955) -

Carl Milles (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈkɑːɭ ²mɪlːɛs] ( listen) 23 June 1875 – 19 September 1955) was a Swedish sculptor. He was married to artist Olga Milles and brother to Ruth Milles and half brother to the architect Evert Milles. Carl Milles sculpted the Gustaf Vasa statue at the Stockholm Nordic Museum, the Poseidon statue in Gothenburg, the Orp......

Mario Prassinos

Mario Prassinos (1916 - 1985) - Turkey (Constantinople)

Mario Prassinos (1916–1985) was a French modernist painter, printmaker, illustrator, stage designer, and writer of Greek-Italian descent. Prassinos was born in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire (now Turkey) in 1916, the son of Victorine and Lysandre Prassinos. In 1922, at the age of six, he immigrated to France with his family, who had escaped the bru......

Miriam Schapiro

Miriam Schapiro (1923 - 2015) - Canada (Toronto)

Miriam Schapiro (also known as Mimi) (November 15, 1923 – June 20, 2015) was a Canadian-born artist based in the United States. She was a painter, sculptor, printmaker, and a pioneer of feminist art. She was also considered a leader of the Pattern and Decoration art movement. Schapiro's artwork blurs the line between fine art and craft. She incorpo......

Lewis Baltz

Lewis Baltz (1945 - 2014) - United States (Newport Beach)

Lewis Baltz (September 12, 1945 – November 22, 2014) was a visual artist and photographer who became an important figure in the New Topographics movement of the late 1970s. His work has been published in a number of books, presented in numerous exhibitions, and appeared in museums such as the Museum of Modern Art, Paris, Museum of Contemporary Art,......

Henryk Gotlib

Henryk Gotlib (1890 - 1966) - United States (Kraków)

Henryk Gotlib (10 January 1890 – 30 December 1966) was a Polish-born painter, draughtsman, printmaker, and writer, who settled in England during World War II and made a significant contribution to modern British art. He was profoundly influenced by Rembrandt, and the European Expressionist painters. Gotlib was a leading member of the Polish avant-g......

John Hoyland

John Hoyland (1934 - 2011) - United Kingdom (Sheffield)

John Hoyland RA (12 October 1934 – 31 July 2011) was a London-based British artist. He was one of the country's leading abstract painters. John Hoyland was born on 12 October 1934, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, to a working-class family, and educated at Sheffield School of Art and Crafts within the junior art department (1946–51) before progressing to S......

William Menzies Coldstream

William Menzies Coldstream (1908 - 1987) - United Kingdom (Belford)

Sir William Menzies Coldstream, CBE (28 February 1908 – 18 February 1987) was an English realist painter and a long-standing art teacher. Born in Belford, Northumberland, in northern England, the son of a country doctor, Coldstream grew up in London where he was privately educated. He studied at the Slade School of Fine Art between 1926 and 1929. I......

Manuel Benedito Vives

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

Giuseppe Santomaso

Giuseppe Santomaso (1907 - 1990) -

Edward Mcknight Kauffer

Edward Mcknight Kauffer (1890 - 1954) - United States (Great Falls)

Edward McKnight Kauffer (14 December 1890 – 22 October 1954) was an American artist and graphic designer who lived for much of his life in the United Kingdom. He worked mainly in poster art, but was also active as a painter, book illustrator and theatre designer. Edward Leland Kauffer was born on 14 December 1890, in Great Falls, Montana. By 1910 h......

Mahonri Mackintosh Young

Mahonri Mackintosh Young (1877 - 1957) - United States (Salt Lake City)

Mahonri Mackintosh Young (August 9, 1877 – November 2, 1957) was an American sculptor and artist. Although he lived most of his life in New York City, two of his works, the This Is The Place Monument and the Seagull Monument are featured prominently in Salt Lake City, Utah. Mahonri was the grandson of the second President of The Church of Jesus Chr......

Enrico Baj

Enrico Baj (1924 - 2003) -

Enrico Baj (October 31, 1924 – June 15, 2003) was an Italian artist and writer on art. Many of his works show an obsession with nuclear war. He created prints, sculptures but especially collage. He was close to the surrealist and dada movements, and was later associated with CoBrA. As an author he has been described as a leading promoter of the ava......

Alma Thomas

Alma Thomas (1891 - 1978) - United States (Columbus)

Alma Woodsey Thomas (September 22, 1891 – February 24, 1978) was an African-American Expressionist painter and art educator. She lived and worked primarily in Washington, D.C. and The Washington Post described her as a force in the Washington Color School. The Wall Street Journal describes her as a previously "underappreciated artist" who is more r......

William Robinson Leigh

William Robinson Leigh (1866 - 1955) - United States (Maidstone Manor Farm)

William Robinson Leigh (September 23, 1866 – March 11, 1955) was an American artist who specialized in Western scenes. He was born at Maidstone Manor Farm, Berkeley County, West Virginia. He entered the Maryland Institute at age 14, then attended the Royal Academy in Munich. He returned to the United States after twelve years abroad and worked pain......

Kazuo Shiraga

Kazuo Shiraga (1924 - 2008) -

Kazuo Shiraga (白髪 一雄, Shiraga Kazuo, August 12, 1924 – April 8, 2008) was a Japanese modern artist who belonged to the Gutai group of avant-garde artists. He was acknowledged internationally only after his death. In the 1940s he studied Nihonga at the Kyoto City University of Arts.In 1953 he founded the group "Zero Kai" with Akira Kanayama, Atsuko ......

Georges Michel

Georges Michel (1883 - 1985) - France (Paris)

Michel Georges-Michel (3 November 1883 – 31 March 1985), was a French painter, journalist, novelist, and translator of English and American authors. He was born in Paris. Georges-Michel studied at Beaux Arts, a student of Othon Friesz and Dufy, and at l'École du Louvre. An artistic councillor, he worked with the Ballets Russes of Sergei Diaghilev f......

Eric Henri Kennington

Eric Henri Kennington (1888 - 1960) - United Kingdom (Chelsea)

Eric Henri Kennington RA (12 March 1888 – 13 April 1960) was an English sculptor, artist and illustrator, and an official war artist in both World Wars. As a war artist, Kennington specialised in depictions of the daily hardships endured by soldiers and airmen. In the inter-war years he worked mostly on portraits and a number of book illustrations.......

Chen Yifei

Chen Yifei (1946 - 2005) -

Chen Yifei (Chinese: 陈逸飞 April 12, 1946 – April 10, 2005) was a renowned Chinese classic-style painter, art director and film director. Chen Yifei is a central figure in the development of Chinese oil painting. He is also considered one of China's most renowned contemporary artists.[citation needed] Although he was denounced for "capitalist behavio......

Carl Morris

Carl Morris (1911 - 1993) - United States (Yorba Linda)

Carl A. Morris (May 12, 1911 – June 3, 1993) was an American painter. Morris was born in Yorba Linda, California and he studied at the Chicago Art Institute and in Paris and Vienna. He opened the Spokane Art Center through the Federal Art Project during the Great Depression. Morris met his wife, sculptor Hilda Grossman, when he recruited her as a t......

Eulabee Dix

Eulabee Dix (1880 - 1961) - United States (Greenfield)

Eulabee Dix Becker (October 5, 1878 – June 14, 1961) was an American artist, who favoured the medium of watercolours on ivory to paint portrait miniatures. During the early 20th century, when the medium was at the height of fashion, she painted many prominent figures, including European nobility and famous actresses of the day. Dix was born in Gree......

Michael Andrews

Michael Andrews (1928 - 1995) -

Michael Andrews RA (30 October 1928 – 19 July 1995) was a British painter. Michael Andrews was born in Norwich, England, the second child of Thomas Victor Andrews and his wife Gertrude Emma Green. During his last year at school Andrews attended Saturday morning classes at the Norwich School of Art where he studied painting in oils with Leslie Daven......

Rodolfo Nieto

Rodolfo Nieto (1936 - 1985) - Mexico (Oaxaca)

Rodolfo Nieto Labastida (July 13, 1936 in Oaxaca – June 24, 1985 in Mexico City) was a Mexican painter of the Oaxacan School (apprenticed under Diego Rivera, later served him as an assistant). Rodolfo Nieto was born at home in Oaxaca on July 13, 1936. His father Rodolfo Nieto Gris, a medical epidemiologist, left the home mysteriously around 1949. A......

Pedro Coronel

Pedro Coronel (1923 - 1985) -

Pedro Coronel (b. Jerez, Zacatecas March 25, 1922- d. Mexico City May 23, 1985) was a Mexican sculptor and painter, part of the Generación de la Ruptura, bringing innovation into Mexican art in the mid 20th century. Coronel’s training was with artists of the Mexican muralism tradition, with influence from artists like Diego Rivera. This influence r......

Gino Covili

Gino Covili (1918 - 2005) - Italy (Pavullo In Frignano)

Elizabeth Olds

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......

George Edward Lodge

George Edward Lodge (1860 - 1954) - United Kingdom (Scrivelsby)

George Edward Lodge FZS, (3 December 1860 – 5 February 1954) was a British illustrator of birds and an authority on falconry. George Edward Lodge was born at Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire. His father, Samuel Lodge (1829–1897), was a Canon of Lincoln Cathedral and rector of Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire. G E Lodge was the seventh child and fifth son of Samuel......

Clare Atwood

Clare Atwood (1866 - 1962) - United Kingdom (Richmond)

Clare 'Tony' Atwood (11 May 1866 – 2 August 1962) was a British painter of portraits, still life, landscapes, interiors and decorative flower subjects. Atwood lived in a ménage à trois with the dramatist Christabel Marshall and the actress, theatre director, producer and costume designer Edith Craig from 1916 until Craig's death in 1947. Atwood was......

John F Francis

John F Francis (1943 - 2018) - United States (Philadelphia)

Carlos Alcolea

Carlos Alcolea (1949 - 1992) - Spain (Madrid)

Eldzier Cortor

Eldzier Cortor (1916 - 2015) - United States (Richmond)

Eldzier Cortor (January 10, 1916 – November 26, 2015) was an African-American artist and printmaker. His work typically features elongated nude figures in intimate settings, influenced by both traditional African art and European surrealism. Cortor was born in Richmond, Virginia, to John and Ophelia Cortor. His family moved to Chicago when Cortor w......

Paul Henry

Paul Henry (1876 - 1958) -

Paul Henry (11 April 1876 – 24 August 1958) was an Irish artist noted for depicting the West of Ireland landscape in a spare post-impressionist style. Henry was born at 61 University Road, Belfast, Ireland, the son of Robert Mitchell Henry, a Baptist minister, and Kate Ann Berry. Henry began studying at Methodist College Belfast in 1882. During thi......

Harold Riley

Harold Riley (1934 - 1976) - United Kingdom (Salford)

Harold Francis Riley DL, DLitt, FRCS (Hon), DFA, ATC (born 21 December 1934 in Salford), is an English artist. He sold his first painting to the Salford Museum and Art Gallery when he was 11. Riley attended Salford Grammar School and in 1951 won a scholarship to the Slade School of Fine Art, University College, London. After a one-year postgraduate......

Herbert Matter

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......

Rafael De Penagos

Rafael De Penagos (1889 - 1954) - Spain (San Fernando)

Vincent Evans

Vincent Evans (1896 - 1976) - United States (Ystalyfera)

Vincent Evans (1896–1976) was a Welsh artist who had a varied career as a painter, printmaker and art teacher and is known for his depictions of mine workers. Evans was born in Ystalyfera in the Swansea Valley in South Wales. Evans was born into a large family of seven children and from the age of thirteen worked as a coal miner. In 1911 he began t......

Noel Rockmore

Noel Rockmore (1928 - 1995) - United States (New York City)

Noel Rockmore (December 15, 1928 – February 19, 1995) was born Noel Montgomery Davis to his mother, Gladys Rockmore Davis, and his father, Floyd Davis, in New York City. Rockmore was an American painter, draughtsman, and sculptor. He claims to have produced more than 15,000 works of art in his lifetime. He is known for his portraits, his early rise......

Paul Kelpe

Paul Kelpe (1902 - 1985) - Germany (Minden)

Paul Kelpe (/ˈkɛlpi/ January 15, 1902 – December 8, 1985) was a German-born American abstract painter. His constructions integrating found objects into paintings were the first such works created in the United States and he painted two of the five Williamsburg murals, the first abstract murals in the United States. In addition to his mural work for......

Gustave Baumann

Gustave Baumann (1881 - 1971) - Germany (Magdeburg)

Gustave Baumann (June 27, 1881 – October 8, 1971) was an American printmaker and painter, and one of the leading figures of the color woodcut revival in America. His works have been shown at the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, and the New Mexico Museum of Art. He is also recognized for his role in ......

Gretta Bowen

Gretta Bowen (1880 - 1981) - Ireland (Dublin)

Margretta Bowen, best known as Gretta Bowen (1 January 1880–8 April 1981) was a self-taught Irish artist. She only started painting late in life, after her sons Arthur and George Campbell were already established as artists. Born in Dublin, Margetta Bowen lived most of her life in Belfast. She was married to Matthew Campbell, a veteran of the Boer ......

Charles Alfred Mozley

Charles Alfred Mozley (1914 - 1991) - United Kingdom (Darnall)

Charles Alfred Mozley (29 May 1914, Darnall, Sheffield – 11 January 1991, Kew, London) was a British artist who was also a teacher. He was a prolific book illustrator and designer of book covers, posters and prints. Mozley was born in Sheffield and, while still a schoolboy, attended the Sheffield School of Art. An exhibition of his artworks were he......

Walter Joseph Phillips

Walter Joseph Phillips (1884 - 1963) - United Kingdom (Barton-On-Humber)

Walter Joseph Phillips (October 25, 1884 – July 5, 1963) was an English-born Canadian painter and printmaker. He is credited with popularizing the colour woodcut in the style of the Japanese, in Canada. Phillips was born in Barton-on-Humber, Lincolnshire, England. As a youth, he studied at the Birmingham School of Art. After studying abroad in Sout......

Ignaz Epper

Ignaz Epper (1892 - 1969) -

Emilio Tadini

Emilio Tadini (1927 - 2003) - Italy

Konstantin Alexeyevich Vasilyev

Konstantin Alexeyevich Vasilyev (1942 - 1976) - Russia (Maykop)

Realism, Symbolism, Surrealism, Cubism

Baldomero Romero Ressendi

Baldomero Romero Ressendi (1922 - 1977) - Spain (Sevilla)

Keith Henderson

Keith Henderson (1883 - 1982) -

Keith Henderson OBE RP RSW RWS ROI (17 April 1883 – 24 February 1982) was a Scottish painter who worked in both oils and watercolours, and who is known for his book illustrations and his poster work for London Transport and the Empire Marketing Board. He had a long professional career that included periods as a war artist in both the First World Wa......

William Russell Flint

William Russell Flint (1880 - 1969) -

Sir William Russell Flint RA (4 April 1880 – 30 December 1969) was a Scottish artist and illustrator who was known especially for his watercolour paintings of women. He also worked in oils, tempera, and printmaking. Flint was born in Edinburgh on 4 April 1880 and was educated at Daniel Stewart's College and then Edinburgh Institution. From 1894 to ......

Nestor Cambier

Nestor Cambier (1879 - 1957) -

Nestor Cambier (1879–1957) was a Belgian artist and draftsman whose portraits were compared favourably with those of John Singer Sargent but who now is largely forgotten. He also painted landscapes, city and interior views, still-lives, murals and stained glass, and also produced numerous pencil and chalk drawings. He was born in Couillet (now part......

Periklis Vyzantios

Periklis Vyzantios (1893 - 1972) - Greece (Athens)

Louis Oscar Griffith

Louis Oscar Griffith (1875 - 1956) -

Louis Oscar Griffith (1875–1956) was an American painter known for his paintings, etchings, and aquatints of landscapes, especially of scenes in Brown County, Indiana, and Texas. He was born in Newcastle, Indiana, in 1875 but five years later moved with his family to Dallas, Texas, where, in his teens, he took art lessons in landscape artist's Fran......

Adam Styka

Adam Styka (1890 - 1959) -

Kees Van Dongen (Cornelis Theodorus Maria Van Dongen)

Kees Van Dongen (Cornelis Theodorus Maria Van Dongen) (1877 - 1968) - Netherlands (Rotterdam)

Carlo Mattioli

Carlo Mattioli (1911 - 1994) -

Robert Watson

Robert Watson (1923 - 2004) - United States (California)

Alfred Bastien

Alfred Bastien (1873 - 1955) -

Alfred Théodore Joseph Bastien (16 September 1873, in Ixelles – 7 June 1955, in Uccle) was a Belgian artist, academic, and soldier. He attended the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Ghent, where he studied with Jean Delvin. He then enrolled in the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, where he studied with Jean-François Portaels. He won the P......

Charles Crombie

Charles Crombie (1880 - 1967) - United Kingdom (London)

Donald Hamilton Fraser

Donald Hamilton Fraser (1929 - 2009) -

Donald Hamilton Fraser RA (30 July 1929, London – 2 September 2009), is famed for his abstract landscape paintings. As an adolescent, Fraser attended the Maidenhead Grammar School in Berkshire, England. In the late 1940s, he worked at the Sunday Times as an editorial trainee while completing his National Service. From 1949 to 1952, Fraser trained a......

Louis Schanker

Louis Schanker (1903 - 1981) -

Louis Schanker (1903–1981) was an American abstract artist born in 1903. He grew up in an Orthodox Jewish environment in the Bronx, New York. His parents, Sam, a tailor, and Fannie Schanker, were of Romanian descent. He had five siblings. At an early age he had an interest in both art and music He took art courses at Cooper Union, The Educational A......

Denis Frederic Neal Peploe

Denis Frederic Neal Peploe (1914 - 1993) -

Denis Frederic Neal Peploe (25 March 1914 – 22 May 1993) was an Edinburgh artist and sculptor known for his landscapes of Scotland. Peploe was born in Edinburgh as the younger son of Margaret and Samuel John Peploe. His father was an artist and Denis worked with him. Peploe went to school at the Edinburgh Academy. Then despite his father's advice h......

Edward Ardizzone

Edward Ardizzone (1900 - 1979) -

Edward Jeffrey Irving Ardizzone, CBE RA (16 October 1900 – 8 November 1979) was an English painter, print-maker and war artist, and the author and illustrator of books, many of them for children. For Tim All Alone (Oxford, 1956), which he wrote and illustrated, Ardizzone won the inaugural Kate Greenaway Medal from the Library Association for the ye......

James Ormsbee Chapin

James Ormsbee Chapin (1887 - 1975) -

Florence Resnikoff

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......

Edouard Verschaffelt

Edouard Verschaffelt (1874 - 1955) -

Paul Sieffert

Paul Sieffert (1874 - 1957) -

Ruth Van Sickle Ford

Ruth Van Sickle Ford (1897 - 1980) -

Jerome Blum

Jerome Blum (1884 - 1956) -

Adrian Lamb

Adrian Lamb (1901 - 1988) -

David Murray Smith

David Murray Smith (1865 - 1952) -

Jean Frélaut

Jean Frélaut (1879 - 1954) -


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