Genealogy Projects tagged with Artist on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Old Masters

    Old Masters The great painters from mid 13th century to mid 19th century For great painters from mid 19th Century - see: New and Modern Masters This project is on History Link Incomplete list ( ONLY public profiles , please): • GOTHIC - INTERNATIONAL GOTHIC - PROTO-RENAISSANCE Cimabue (Cenni di Peppi) (1240-1302). Frescos in the Church of S. Francesco in A...

  • Contemporary artists

    For modern artists prior to World War II, please see New and Modern Masters . For all artists prior to the 19th century, please see: Old Masters . Contemporary artists are artists that have produced art in painting, film, photography, sculpture, and other visual media from World War II to the present. List of notable contemporary artists Ansel Adams (1902 - 1984) Francis Bacon (1909 -...

  • British Artists

    British Artists Image right - L S Lowry - Huddersfield, 1965, Oil on canvas The object of this project is to compile a list British artists and to link them to GENi profiles where possible. Some artists who were not born in the United Kingdom may have worked in Britain and are included if appropriate. An artist is a person engaged in one or more of a broad spectrum of activiti...

  • Sculptors

    Sculptors A sculptor follows the art or practice of shaping figures or designs in the round or in relief, as by chiseling marble, modeling clay, or casting in metal. [Middle English, from Latin sculptūra, from sculptus, past participle of sculpere, to carve; see skel- in Indo-European roots.] This is a Geni occupations project. Please add Geni profiles of practicing sculpto...

  • Tattoo Artists

    History of tattooing Tattooing has been practiced across the globe since at least Neolithic times, as evidenced by mummified preserved skin, ancient art, and the archaeological record. The oldest discovery of tattooed human skin was found on the upper lip of a Chinchorro culture mummy from South America, dating to approximately 6000 BC, while the oldest direct evidence for tattooing in Europe...

  • New and Modern Masters

    The Great Painters from Mid 19th Century Photo: Les Demoiselles d'Avignon by Pablo Picasso, 1907. For Great painters from mid 13th to mid 19th centuries, see: Old Masters Selected Profiles only public Geni profiles, please Francis Bacon (Oct. 28, 1909 - Apr. 28, 1992) Born in Ireland, a figurative painter known for his bold and graphic imagery. Jean Michel Basquiat (Dec. 22, 196...

  • Designers and Decorators

    Decorative Art: Definition & Meaning The term "decorative arts" is a traditional term for a rather unwieldy range of artistic disciplines concerned with the design and ornamentation of items, usually functional, that do not necessarily have any intrinsic aesthetic qualities. What Does Decorative Art Include? The definition and category of decorative art includes the creation of furniture ...

  • Arts and Crafts Movement

    The Arts & Crafts Movement Pictured right: Detail from a season ticket for The Arts & Crafts Exhibition Society, by Walter Crane, England, UK, 1890. Museum no. E.4164-1915. The Arts and Crafts Movement was one of the most influential, profound and far-reaching design movements of modern times. It began in Britain around 1880 and quickly spread across America and Europe before emerging final...

  • Hogarth's House, London, England

    Hogarth's House, London, England Hogarth's House is the former country home of the 18th century English artist William Hogarth in Chiswick, adjacent to the A4. The House now belongs to the London Borough of Hounslow and is open to visitors free of charge. Chiswick is now one of London's western suburbs, but in the 18th century it was a large village or small town quite separate from the metro...

  • Jewish Comic Book Artists

    It’s not exactly a Huge Secret that the Jews Began and to this day still Dominate Hollywood….…it just happens to be a fact!!! Jews seem to have dominated many of the other arts also …The World of Music particularly Tin Pan Alley, The most famous Comedians are/were Jews, The most Famous Magicians were/are Jews. The immigrant’s from the Eastern Europe of the...