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Willem de Kooning Was Born

Willem de Kooning was born on April 24, 1904, into a working class family in Rotterdam. Self driven the charismatic Kooning became one of America’s and the twentieth century’s most influential artists. In 1936, during the Great Depression, de Kooning worked in the mural division of the Works Project Administration (WPA).  The experience convinced him […]

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Keith Haring the new yorker

Keith Haring was born on May 4, 1958 in Reading, Pennsylvania, and was raised in nearby Kutztown, Pennsylvania.   in 1978 had a solo exhibition of his work and l ater that same year, Haring moved to New York City  founding a thriving alternative art community that was developing outside the gallery and museum system, in the […]

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Honoré Daumier Crispin and Scapien

The unfinished or apparently unfinished aspect so typical of Daumier’s painting – which critics never failed to point out – reveals a fear of sacrificing the essential for the nonessential. Like Millet, Daumier raised familiar subjects to the level of historical painting. Baudelaire termed him “the painter of everyday events and the universal element they […]

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Frederick McCubbin Melbourne artist

Melbourne acclaimed son, Frederick McCubbin was born in 25 February 1855. He taught great artists like Charles Conder and Arthur Streeton and helped to create Australian Impressionism while leading the Movement of the Heidelberg School Frederick McCubbin On the wallaby track 1896 painting is an example of Australian natural wonderment that McCubbin promoted and helped […]

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Winslow Homer, Undertow, 1886

Winslow Homer was 19th century American Painting. He painted masterpieces inspired by his numerous vacations He exaggerated nature`s size but was always a detail genius when it came to anatomic glorification and light usage in the canvas In recent years Winslow has been increasing both in market value and world*s appreciation Watercolors, oils and print […]

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Zdzisław Beksiński Void

Zdzisław Beksiński dystophian world was born in 24 February 1929. The polish artist captured the fantastic, the morbid and merged it in a dystophian surrealistic view in photographic work and paintings. He was in love with the techno world in the late eighties and capture was inspired to depict death and void. His work is […]

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Sexy Woman of Bernard Villemot

Bernard Villemot became one of France leading graphic artist. His advertising affiche were world famous and glamorous. Bally Shoe Perrier, Air France and Orangine gain an artistic imagery that even today is reconcilable. Influenced by Paul Colin, a leading Art Deco graphic artist, Villemot started in the 40`s to assemble and publish some of the centuries`s best graphic advertisement.

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How Exiled Hill and Adamson changed Photo History

In the first half of the XIX century the dawn of photography continued with the young engineer Robert Adamson and the painter David Octavius Hill. Both artists who created together some of the most important photographs in the photographic studio Rock House in Edinburgh. In four and a half years Hill and Adamson produced a [...]
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The City lights of Alfred Stieglitz inside the Noir World

Born in Hoboken in January 1, Alfred Stieglitz lived to prove Photography as a medium. He became influential in the gallery scene in New York and was a vital point in the introduction of the avant-garde artists in the American society. He would reach as a photographer the pinnacles of recognition. As editor of Camera [...]
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Papa Dada Francis Picabia Blackbird

Papa Dada Francis Picabia was one of the principle figures of the Dada movement. The anti-art of Marcel Duchamps gave it form, Picabia elevated it. With his friend and associate Marcel Duchamp, he became known for comic-erotic images of machine parts to text-based paintings that foreshadowed Conceptual art. Even after Dada had been supplanted by other styles, [...]
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