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William Congdon (1912 - 1998)

William Grosvenor Congdon (April 15, 1912, Providence, Rhode Island – April 15, 1998, Milan, Italy) was an American painter who gained notoriety as an artist in New York City in the 1940s, but...

5/20/2015

Ken Danby MP (1940 - 2007)

"Ken Danby"

Kenneth Edison Danby was a well known Canadian realist painter. Danby was a student at Toronto's Ontario College of Art (1958-60) and studied with J.W.G. MacDonald. He began as an abstract painter, t...

4/1/2015

Maximilien Vox MP (1894 - 1974)

"Maximilien Vox"

Maximilien Vox, né Samuel William Théodore Monod (16 décembre 1894 à Condé-sur-Noireau - 18 décembre 1974 à Lurs où il est enterré) est un...

2/8/2015

Margaret Keane MP

"Margaret Doris Keane", "Peggy Doris Ulbrich", "MDH Keane"

Napa County, California, United States

Napa County, California, United States

Margaret D. H. Keane (born 1927) is an American artist. She is a painter, who mainly draws women and children in oil or mixed media. Her works are recognizable from the oversized, doe-like eyes of the ...

12/26/2014

Jane Winton MP (1905 - 1959)

"Green-eyed goddess of Hollywood"

From imdb Statuesque, gorgeous Jane Winton was billed as the 'Green-eyed Goddess of Hollywood'. The former Ziegfeld Follies dancer appeared in a good number of films from 1925 - if not as the nomin...

11/30/2014

Mabel Alvarez (1891 - 1985)

Mabel Alvarez (November 28, 1891 – March 13, 1985) was an American painter. Her works, often introspective and spiritual in nature, and her style is considered a contributing factor to the Sou...

11/29/2014

Roy Lichtenstein MP (1923 - 1997)

Roy Fox Lichtenstein (pronounced /ˈlɪktənˌstaɪn/; October 27, 1923 – September 29, 1997) was an American pop artist. During the 1960s, along with Andy Warhol...

10/27/2014

Eric Haze MP

New York, Kings County, New York, United States

New York, Kings County, New York, United States

Links biography , Wikipedia

10/8/2014

John Waters, cult film director MP

"Pope of Trash", "Prince of Puke"

Growing up in Baltimore in the 1950's, John Waters was not like other children; he was obsessed by violence and gore, both real and on the screen. With his weird counter-culture friends as his cast, he...

8/20/2014

Marilyn Kuksht MP (deceased)

"Marilyn Kuksht Childress"

Sources "Lee Byron Childress" dies San Francisco Examiner, Published 4:00 am, Tuesday, August 5, 1997 "Marilyn Kuksht, Santa Cruz Sculptor"

8/14/2014

Lee Byron Childress MP (1944 - 1997)

Service Info.: SGT US ARMY VIETNAM Sources "Lee Byron Childress" dies San Francisco Examiner, Published 4:00 am, Tuesday, August 5, 1997 "The Death of Lee Boy" "Here are his Vietnam War ...

8/14/2014

Sources "C. C. TAZIO CHILDRESS - about the artist"

8/14/2014

Yosl Bergner (Hebrew: יוסל ברגנר‎; born 13 October 1920) is an Israeli painter. He was born in Vienna, Austria, grew up in Warsaw, ...

5/30/2014

Tom Benrimo (1888 - 1958)

"Thomas Daniel Benrimo"

Born and coming from a noted show business family, Thomas Daniel "Duncan" Benrimo showed early talent as an artist-illustrator. In April 1906, The San Francisco Earthquake destroyed most of his early a...

3/10/2014

Eleanor Antin (born Fineman, February 27, 1935) is an American performance artist, film-maker, installation artist, conceptual artist and feminist artist. When she began her artistic career in New Yo...

12/29/2013

Kenneth Clifton Noland (1924 - 2010)

Kenneth Noland (April 10, 1924 – January 5, 2010) was an American abstract painter. He was one of the best-known American Color field painters, although in the 1950s he was thought of as an ab...

8/8/2013

Arthur Hill Gilbert (1893 - 1970)

Arthur Hill Gilbert (June 10, 1893–1970) was an American Impressionist painter, notable as one of the practitioners of the California-style. Today, he is remembered for his large, colorful can...

7/2/2013

Tamara de Lempicka (c.1895 - 1980)

"Tamara Łempicka"

Tamara Łempicka , commonly known as Tamara de Lempicka (16 May 1898 – 18 March 1980) was a Polish Art Deco painter and "the first woman artist to be a glamour star". Influenced by Cubism,...

4/7/2013

John Burningham From Wikipedia (born 1936) is an English author and illustrator of children's books, especially picture books for young children.[1] He lives in north London with his wife Helen Oxe...

1/15/2013

Wilfrid Gabriel de Glehn (1870 - 1951)

Profile photo: Wilfrid and Jane de Glehn, depicted by John Singer Sargent at the Villa Torlonia, Frascati. Wilfrid Gabriel de Glehn (also sometimes spelt 'Wilfried'), RA (1870-11 May 1951) was an I...

12/24/2012

Richard Diebenkorn (1922 - 1993)

Richard Diebenkorn (April 22, 1922 – March 30, 1993) was a well-known 20th century American painter. His early work is associated with Abstract expressionism and the Bay Area Figurative Moveme...

12/14/2012

Jean Lurçat MP (1892 - 1966)

Jean Lurçat est un peintre, céramiste et créateur de tapisserie français, né à Bruyères (Vosges) le 1er juillet 1892 et mort à Saint-Paul-de-Venc...

9/22/2012

Kyra Markham (1891 - 1967)

"Kyra Markham"

Kyra Markham (1891–1967) was an actress, figurative painter and printmaker. Markham was briefly married to the architect Lloyd Wright, and five years later, married David Stoner Gaither. She w...

9/1/2012

Chester A. Beach (1881 - 1956)

Chester A. Beach (1881–1956) was an American sculptor who was known for his busts and medallic art. Early life Beach was born in San Francisco, California. He studied initially at the Ca...

8/26/2012

Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908 - 2004)

Henri Cartier-Bresson (August 22, 1908 – August 3, 2004) was a French photographer considered to be the father of modern photojournalism. He was an early adopter of 35 mm format, and the maste...

6/18/2012

Django Reinhardt MP (1910 - 1953)

Django Reinhardt (23 January 1910 – 16 May 1953) was a pioneering virtuoso Belgian jazz guitarist and composer. Often regarded as the first important European jazz musician who made major cont...

6/17/2012

Francis Bacon MP (1909 - 1992)

Francis Bacon was a figurative painter known for his bold and graphic imagery. Bacon was born in Dublin on Baggot Street, to parents of British descent. Francis Bacon travelled to London in 1925 and ...

6/14/2012

James Sidney Edouard, Baron Ensor (13 April 1860 – 19 November 1949) was a Flemish-Belgian painter and printmaker, an important influence on expressionism and surrealism who lived in Ostend for ...

6/2/2012

google image search of the work of Jasper Johns Jasper Johns, Jr. (born May 15, 1930) is an American contemporary artist who works primarily in painting and printmaking. Life Born in August...

3/14/2012

Edith Hamlin (1902 - 1992)

Edith Hamlin (1902-1992) was an American artist. Born in Oakland, California, as a small child she was exposed to art by her father who took her on sketching trips. Hamlin attended the California Sch...

2/23/2012

Dorothea Lange (1895 - 1965)

"Dorothea Lange"

Dorothea Lange (May 26, 1895 – October 11, 1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administ...

2/23/2012

Maynard Dixon (1875 - 1946)

Maynard Dixon (January 24, 1875 – November 11, 1946) was a 20th-century American artist whose body of work focused on the American West. He was married for a time to American photographer Doro...

2/23/2012

Edna Wallace Hopper (1872 - 1959)

Edna Wallace Hopper (January 17, 1872 - December 14, 1959), was an American actress on stage and in silent films. Early life Born Edna Wallace in San Francisco, California to Waller Wallace a...

2/22/2012

Milton Arthur Paul Caniff MP (1907 - 1988)

Milton Arthur Paul Caniff (February 28, 1907 – April 3, 1988) was an American cartoonist famous for the Terry and the Pirates and Steve Canyon comic strips. Biography Caniff was born i...

2/22/2012

Lee Krasner MP (1908 - 1984)

"Lena"

Lee Krasner (October 27, 1908 – June 19, 1984) was an influential American abstract expressionist painter in the second half of the 20th century. On October 25, 1945, she married artist Jackso...

2/11/2012

Adam Emory Albright (1862 - 1957)

Adam Emory Albright (1862–1957) was a painter of figures in landscapes. He was born in Monroe, Wisconsin and spent his working life in Warrenville and the Chicago area. Albright studied at...

2/11/2012

John Roderigo Dos Passos (pronounced /dɵsˈpæsɵs/; January 14, 1896 – September 28, 1970) was an American novelist and artist. Early life Born in Chicago, Il...

2/11/2012

Sophia Rosamund Praeger (1867 - 1954)

"Rosamund Praeger"

Sophia Rosamund Praeger Sophia Rosamond Praeger, Order of the British Empire|MBE, HRHA, Master of Arts (postgraduate)|MA (1867 - 1954) was an Irish artist, sculptor and writer. Born in Holywood, Co...

1/17/2012

Laura Anning Bell (1867 - 1950)

Laura Anning BELL 1867–1950 Portrait painter, working mainly in pastel. Born in France of English parents, née Richard. Studied in Paris under Robert-Fleury and at the Slade School unde...

12/22/2011

Dorothea Tanning MP (1910 - 2012)

"Dottie"

Dorothea Margaret Tanning (August 25, 1910 – January 31, 2012) was an American painter, printmaker, sculptor and writer. She also designed sets and costumes for ballet and theatre. in her own ...

11/14/2011

Amo R. Erb MP (1908 - 1973)

"Amo F. Feinberg"

Amo Erb was Jewish, an artist. According to one story, she had been in a Nazi concentration camp but the information known so far makes it unlikely. She appears on the 1910 census in Denver, Colorado...

8/25/2011

William Franklin Draper (December 24, 1912 – October 26, 2003) was lieutenant commander in the United States Navy, and an American painter. He was referred to as the "Dean of American portrait...

8/16/2011

Dorothy Stokes Bostwick Smith Campbell (March 26, 1899 - February 16, 2001) was an American heiress and an artist and author who became the first woman in the United States to hold a helicopter pilot...

7/26/2011

Lilly Pulitzer MP (1931 - 2013)

Lillian Pulitzer Rousseau (born Lillian Lee McKim on November 10, 1931), better known as Lilly Pulitzer, is a socialite and prominent fashion designer. She is known for founding Lilly Pulitzer, Inc.,...

7/26/2011

George Biddle (1885 - 1973)

George Biddle (January 24, 1885 – November 6, 1973) was an American artist best known for his social realism, combat art, and his strong advocacy of government-sponsored art projects. A native...

7/10/2011

Leopold Mannes MP (1899 - 1964)

Jewish-American musician, born in New York City, who, together with Leopold Godowsky, Jr., created the first practical color transparency film, Kodachrome. Leopold Mannes was son of David Mannes ...

6/26/2011

Ole Olsen (1892 - 1963)

Note: Ole Olsen is on the left in the photo; his partner, Chic Johnson is on the right. ) John Sigvard "Ole" Olsen (6 November 1892 – 26 January 1963) was an American vaudevillian and comedi...

6/26/2011

Natalie Hays Hammond (1904 - 1985)

Natalie Hays Hammond (1904-1985) was the daughter and heiress of millionaire adventurer and philanthropist John Hays Hammond and was, in her own right, a painter, Broadway set and costume designer, a...

6/24/2011

Kenneth Macpherson (1902 - d.)

Kenneth Macpherson was born in Scotland, March 27th 1902, the son of Scottish painter, John ‘Pop’ Macpherson and Clara Macpherson. Descended from 6 generations of artists, Macpherson was ...

6/14/2011

Everett Shinn (1876 - 1953)

Extracted from Everett Shinn (November 6, 1876, Woodstown, New Jersey – May 1, 1953, New York City) was an American realist painter and member of the Ashcan School, also known as 'the Eight.' ...

6/14/2011

Hank Ketcham (1920 - 2001)

"Hank"

Henry King "Hank" Ketcham (March 14, 1920 – June 1, 2001) was an American cartoonist who created the Dennis the Menace comic strip, writing and drawing it from 1951 to 1994, when he retired fr...

6/13/2011

Arthur Rackham MP (1867 - 1939)

Arthur Rackham From Wikipedia (19 September 1867 – 6 September 1939) was an English book illustrator. Biography Rackham was born in London as one of 12 children. In 1884, at the age ...

5/19/2011

Anna Ticho MP (1894 - 1980)

Anna TichoAnna Ticho (אנה טיכו) (born 1894, died 1980) was a Jewish artist who became famous for her drawings of the Jerusalem hills. In 2005, she was v...

4/23/2011

David Siqueiros MP (1896 - 1974)

José de Jesús Alfaro Siqueiros mejor conocido como David Alfaro Siqueiros,2 (Ciudad de México;1 29 de diciembre de 1896 – Cuernavaca; 6 de enero de 1974) fue un pintor y mil...

3/16/2011

Daniel "Danny" Simmons, Jr. is a neo-African abstract expressionist painter and the older brother of hip-hop impresario Russell Simmons and rapper Joseph Simmons ("Reverend Run" of Run–D.M.C.). ...

2/28/2011

Marc Chagall MP (1887 - 1985)

Marc Chagall (English pronunciation: /ʃəˈɡɑːl/, shə-GAHL; Yiddish: מאַרק שאַגא...

1/28/2011

Hart (Hal) Haller Empie MP (1909 - 2002)

"Hal"

Hart (Hal) Haller Empie Although Schooled in Pharmacy ''(holds distinction as State of Arizona`s !st and youngest Pharmacist)''Hart (Hal) Empie`s main passion was ''Art.'' He created ''"Empie K...

1/10/2011

Augustus Edwin John, OM, RA MP (1878 - 1961)

Welsh painter, portraitist, muralist, and draftsman Augustus John won a reputation for his brilliant drawing technique by the age of 20. For a short time around 1910, he was an important exponent of Po...

1/7/2011

Cathleen Sabine Mann Douglas was the wife of Francis Douglas, 11th Marquess of Queensberry. She was a portrait and flower painter who trained at the Slade School and exhibited at the Royal Academy an...

12/23/2010

Diane Arbus MP (1923 - 1971)

Diane Arbus March 14, 1923 – July 26, 1971 was an American photographer and writer noted for black-and-white square photographs of "deviant and marginal people (dwarfs, giants, transvestites, nu...

12/20/2010

John "Jack" Butler Yeats (1871 - 1957)

John "Jack" Butler Yeats (29 August 1871 – 28 March 1957) was an Irish artist. His early style was that of an illustrator; he only began to work regularly in oils in 1906. His early pictures a...

12/19/2010

Sir Joshua Reynolds MP (1723 - 1792)

Sir Joshua Reynolds was born on 16 July 1723 at Plymouth Earls, Devon, England. He died on 23 February 1792 at age 68 at London, England. He was buried at St. Paul's Cathedral, The City, London, Englan...

12/1/2010

Virginia Holton De Niro MP (1915 - 2000)

Virginia Holton Admiral or Virginia De Niro (February 4, 1915 – July 20, 2000) was an American painter and poet. She was the mother of Academy Award-winning actor Robert De Niro, and the former ...

11/18/2010

Robert Henry De Niro, Sr. MP (1922 - 1993)

. Robert Henry De Niro, Sr. (January 17, 1922 – May 3, 1993) was an American abstract expressionist painter and the father of actor Robert De Niro. Robert De Niro, Sr., was born in Syracuse,...

11/18/2010

Brenda Putnam (1890 - 1975)

Brenda Putnam (1890-1975) Noted American sculptor and author. Born into a well connected family, she was the daughter of Herbert Putnam and granddaughter of George Palmer Putnam. Her work can be seen...

11/17/2010

Frances Godowsky MP (1906 - 1999)

"Frankie"

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Frances "Frankie" Gershwin (December 26, 1906, Manhattan, New York - January 18, 1999), was the younger sister of George, Ira and Arthur Gershwin. She was the fi...

11/15/2010

Married 1: Ben schultz in 1950; married 2: Arthur "Art" Ortenbert in 1957. In addition to Mr. Ortenberg, she is survived by a son from her first marriage, Alexander G. Schultz, a jazz guitarist who l...

11/11/2010

Robert Motherwell (1915 - 1991)

Robert Motherwell (January 24, 1915 – July 16, 1991) American painter, printmaker and editor. He was one of the youngest of the New York School (a phrase he coined), which also included Jackso...

10/23/2010

Helen Frankenthaler MP (1928 - 2011)

American abstract expressionist painter. She was a major contributor to the history of postwar American painting. Helen Frankenthaler (December 12, 1928 – December 27, 2011) was an American ...

10/23/2010

Beatrix Potter MP (1866 - 1943)

"Beatrix Potter", "Beatrix Heelis"

Helen Beatrix Potter (28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943) was an English author, illustrator, mycologist and conservationist best known for children's books featuring anthropomorphic characters suc...

9/13/2010

Albert Herter (1871 - 1950)

Albert Herter was an artist and painter. Herter's paintings include Young Girl, Garden of the Hesperides, and Still Life with Flowering Dogwood and Japanese Figurines; he was commissioned to execute ...

9/2/2010

Jacques Villon (1875 - 1963)

Born Gaston Emile Duchamp in Damville, Eure, in the Haute-Normandie region of France, he came from a prosperous and artistically inclined family. While he was a young man, his maternal grandfather Emil...

8/31/2010

Marcel Duchamp MP (1887 - 1968)

"Rrose Sélavy", "Rose Sélavy"

He was a French artist whose work is most often associated with the Dadaist and Surrealist movements. Duchamp's output influenced the development of post-World War I Western art. He advised modern art ...

8/31/2010

She was the second wife of artist and chess player, Marcel Duchamp. She was born Alexina Sattler in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1906. The youngest daughter of prominent surgeon Robert Sattler, Alexina was nick...

8/31/2010

He was born in Bohain-en-Vermandois on June 13th, 1900. The youngest child of French painter Henri Matisse, he exhibited an early interest in the art market, and took a job at the prestigious Galerie B...

8/31/2010

Henri Matisse MP (1869 - 1954)

He was a French artist, known for his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship. He was a draughtsman, printmaker, and sculptor, but is known primarily as a painter. Matisse is regarded,...

8/31/2010

Andy Warhol MP (1928 - 1987)

Andrew Warhola known as Andy Warhol, was a Rusyn-American painter, printmaker, and filmmaker who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. After a successful career as a commerc...

8/6/2010

She is an Italian actress and photojournalist. She was one of Italy's most prominent actresses of the 1950s and early 1960s. Today, she remains an active supporter of Italian and Italian American cause...

7/23/2010

Minnie Solveig Sjølseth (c.1919 - 1995)

7/12/2010

Wilhelmina Barns-Graham [From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia] Wilhelmina Barns-Graham CBE (June 8, 1912, St Andrews, Fife – January 26, 2004) was one of the foremost British abstract artists...

6/28/2010

Edward Steichen MP (1879 - 1973)

Edward Jean Steichen (March 27, 1879 – March 25, 1973) was an American photographer, painter, and art gallery and museum curator. Steichen was the most frequently featured photographer in Alfr...

5/11/2010

Adolph Gottlieb MP (1903 - 1974)

Adolph Gottlieb (March 14, 1903 – March 4, 1974) was an American abstract expressionist painter, sculptor and printmaker. Contents [show] §Early life and education[edit] Adolph Gottli...

4/20/2010

He was a prominent Mexican painter born in Guanajuato, Gto, an active communist, and husband of Frida Kahlo (1929–1939 and 1940–1954). His large wall works in fresco helped establish the ...

4/17/2010

Frida Kahlo MP (1907 - 1954)

"Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón"

Frida Kahlo de Rivera, born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón, was a Mexican painter born in Coyoacán. Perhaps best known for her self-portraits, Kahlo's work is remembered for its...

4/17/2010

John Egerton Christmas Piper MP (1903 - 1992)

John Egerton Christmas Piper From Wikipedia: John Egerton Christmas Piper, CH (13 December 1903 – 28 June 1992) was a 20th-century English painter and printmaker. For much of his life he l...

4/9/2010

Kristin Harmon MP

"Kristin Nelson", "Kristin Nelson Tinker"

Sharon Kristin Harmon is an American primitive painter, actor, and author. She is the daughter of Heisman Trophy winner Tom Harmon and actress Elyse Knox. She was married to actor/singer Ricky Nelson...

1/24/2010

Mark Rothko MP (1903 - 1970)

"Marcus Rothkowitz", "Mark Rotkovich", "Mark Rothko"

He was a Latvian-born American painter. He is classified as an abstract expressionist, although he himself rejected this label, and even resisted the classification as an "abstract painter". Mark Rot...

1/1/2010

Salvador Dalí MP (1904 - 1989)

Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, marqués de Dalí y de Púbol (Figueras, 11 de mayo de 1904 – ibídem, 23 de enero de 1989), fue un pintor, esculto...

11/8/2009

Peter Whyte (1905 - 1966)

Peter Whyte (1905-1966) and his wife, Catharine Whyte (Robb) (1906-1979) were painters of Canadian mountainscapes, who founded the Whyte Museum of the Rockies, Banff, Alberta, Canada. The museum says...

9/5/2009

Manierre Dawson was the first American artist to produce an abstract painting (source: art historian Randy Ploog). Wikipedia (2009): Manierre Dawson (1887-1969) was an abstract artist from Chicago, I...

7/27/2009

Nancy Golub (1926 - 2009)

As both artist and activist, Nancy Spero's career spanned fifty years. She was renowned for her continuous engagement with contemporary political, social, and cultural concerns. Spero chronicled wars a...

7/8/2009

Leon Golub (1922 - 2004)

American painter Leon Golub was born on January 23, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, where he also studied, receiving his BA at the University of Chicago in 1942, his BFA and MFA at the Art Institute of Chic...

7/8/2009

P. R. B. Pierson MP (1828 - 1906)

Paul R. Brown Pierson was a renown American wood engraver.

6/21/2009

Catharine Whyte (1906 - 1979)

Catharine Robb (1906-1979) was a painter, born June 13, 1906 in Concord, Massachusetts, and raised in an affluent household. Her father, Russell Robb, studied engineering at MIT and quickly became seni...

6/4/2009

Ridge Durand (1933 - 2002)

"Ridge Earl Durand", "W. R. Eagle"

Ridge Earl Durand (aka Dudley Hamilton Howery, Jr. , aka Wind River Eagle , aka Tate Wakpa Wanbli ) (1933-2002), rancher and cowboy artist, Crazy Mountain Ranch, Glendevey, Colorado. His birth name w...

5/10/2009

Katharine Manierre (Newbury) (1878 - 1973)

"Kath", "Madre", "Mum"

Katharine Frances Manierre (Newbury) (1878-1973) was active in the movement for women's suffrage, and a painter in watercolor. Katharine graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1901,...

4/14/2009

Ansel Easton Adams MP (1902 - 1984)

Ansel Easton Adams was an American photographer and environmentalist, best known for his black-and-white photographs of the American West, especially in Yosemite National Park. One of his most famous p...

2/24/2009