Pointallism | .Georges Pierre Seurat was a French Post-Impressionist painter and draftsman. He is noted for his innovative use of drawing media and for devising a technique of painting known as pointillism.
Tiered Box (Jūbako) with Design of Boats and Plovers Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891) In the nineteenth century Shibata Zeshin, who exhibited at several world's fairs, was one of the few Japanese artists known in the West. He is noted both for his use of lacquer as a painting medium and for his innovative melding of techniques and unusual materials in lacquers.
Feurs. Raoul Dufy (1877-1953) was a French Fauvist painter. He developed a colorful, decorative style that became fashionable for designs of ceramics and textiles, as well as decorative schemes for public buildings. He is noted for scenes of open-air social events. He was also a draftsman, printmaker, book illustrator, Scenic designer, a designer of furniture, and a planner of public spaces.
Pierre-Joseph Redouté (10 July 1759 in Saint-Hubert, Belgium – 19 June 1840 in Paris), was a Belgian painter and botanist, known for his watercolours of roses, lilies and other flowers at Malmaison. He was nicknamed "The Raphael of flowers".
Sicile,1954. Nicolas de Staël was a painter known for his use of a thick impasto and his highly abstract landscape painting. ...
On January 20, 1758, he either burned to death at the stake or made an amazing escape. Macandal was one of the greatest revolutionaries in history yet his story was hidden. He is the first known black to proclaim he would end slavery . Taken from the Congo region at the age of 12 to the Caribbean, he was fluent in Arabic and was sought far and wide by slaves and aristocrats for his use of plants in the treatment of disease . He was a gifted musician, painter and sculptor.
Port-en-Bessin, a Cliff Paul Signac - 1883. Paul Victor Jules Signac was a French neo-impressionist painter who, working with Georges Seurat, helped develop the pointillist style.
Edward Hopper, Nighthawks (detail), 1942. Edward Hopper was a prominent American realist painter and printmaker. While he was most popularly known for his oil paintings, he was equally proficient as a watercolorist and printmaker in etching.:
Woman wearing black turban (1930) by János Vaszary (1867–1938). He was a Hungarian painter, often painting pictures with a social message. His pictures of soldiers of World War I are particularly moving. Later he painted expressionistic visions. His style, witty and superficial as influenced by French art, often changed. The influence of Fauvism, Matisse, Dufy and Van Dongen are present in his works.
The Mighty Thor, who was known primarily as the thunder god was also the Norse god of war and agriculture. he was among the great gods of the Aesir, second only to Odin, his father. His mother was Fiörgyn the beautiful giantess, and Loki, his half-brother, was a frequent companion on his adventures. His name is the Teutonic word for thunder
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Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989 | by Man Ray) was a prominent Catalan surrealist painter born in Figueres, Spain. Dalí was a skilled draftsman, best known for the striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work. His painterly skills are often attributed to the influence of Renaissance masters. Dalí's expansive artistic repertoire included film, sculpture, and photography, in collaboration with a range of artists in a variety of media.
October 21, 1940 Seven weeks old Vincent Barrett Price is pictured above with his mother and father, registering unconcealed boredom, as he made his debut before the camera. The baby’s mother, Edith Barrett Price is a well-known actress and descendant of Lawrence Barrett, noted actor of the London stage in the 80’s. Vincent Price, the father known for his roles on the English stage and in this country, is the son of Vincent Price, 2nd of St. Louis.
Camille Pissarro Varengeville Sunset. was a Danish-French Impressionist and Neo-Impressionist painter born on the island of St Thomas
Robert Hannaford. Primarily known as a portrait artist, he is also known for his landscapes, still lifes and nudes.
Woman in a hat - Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841–1919) was a French artist who was a leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style.
St. Louis de Montfort (1673 – 1716) was a French priest and known in his time as a preacher and author, whose books are still widely read. He also had a very strong devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary and was prepared to risk his life for it. While the saint is best known for his spiritual writings, he was also a poet and during his missions managed to compose more than 20,000 verses of hymns.
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Lawren Harris Lawren Stewart Harris, CC was a Canadian painter. He was born in Brantford, Ontario and is best known as a member the Group of Seven who pioneered a distinctly Canadian painting style in the early twentieth century. Wikipedia
Helen Lundeberg (1908–1999) was a prolific Southern Californian painter known primarily for her work as a Hard Edge (geometric abstraction) painter. She is also credited, along with husband Lorser Feitelson, with establishing the Post-Surrealist movement.
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Tullio Crali (1910- 2000) was an Italian artist associated with Futurism. A self-taught painter, he was a late adherent to the movement, not joining until 1929. He is noted for realistic paintings that combine "speed, aerial mechanisation and the mechanics of aerial warfare", though in a long career he painted in other styles as well.
Apollo is the only Greek god to have the same name as his Roman counterpart. Apollo is the god of music (principally the lyre, and he directed the choir of the Muses) and also of prophecy, colonization, medicine,the sun, archery (but not for war or hunting), poetry, dance, intellectual inquiry and the protector of herds and flocks. He is also a god of light, known as "Phoebus" (radiant or beaming, and he was sometimes identified with Helios the sun god).
As a youth of fifteen, Medicine Crow went on his first war party. In the next nineteen years, he led a vigorous and often dangerous life of a Plains Indian warrior. For twelve of those years he was a war chief noted for his agility in hand-to-hand combat, courage, and dependability in bringing his men back home not only safely but victorious. Crow Indian
Killer-Nikolai Dzhumagaliev known as 'Metal Fang' for his unusual false teeth made from white metal, is a Kazakhstan serial killer & cannibal He was eventually reported after his friends discovered a human head & intestines in his fridge. Found insane, he was sent to a psychiatric hospital in Tashkent, which he escaped from. After being transported to another facility, he was then released after only 10 years of rehabilitation & is now said to be living somewhere in Eastern Europe
artist Lucio Fontana 1899 – 7 September 1968) was an Italian painter, sculptor and theorist of Argentine birth. He was mostly known as the founder of Spatialism and his ties to Arte Povera.
Robbie Robertson was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to a Jewish father and a Mohawk mother. He had his earliest exposure to music at Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation, where he spent summers with his mother’s family. He is best known for his membership as the guitarist and primary songwriter within The Band. He is responsible for such classics as “The Weight”, “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”, “Up On Cripple Creek”, “Broken Arrow” and “Somewhere Down the Crazy River.
Pierre Soulages, Peinture, 15/09/09 Soulages also is known as "the painter of black" because of his interest in the colour, "... both a colour and a non-colour. When light is reflected on black, it transforms and transmutes it. It opens up a mental field all of its own".
The Tollund Man is the naturally mummified corpse of a man who lived during the 4th century BC. He was found in 1950 buried in a peat bog on the Jutland Peninsula in Denmark, which preserved his body. Such a find is known as a bog body. The head and face were so well-preserved that he was mistaken at the time of discovery for a recent murder victim.
Anonymous, Portrait of Egon Schiele, 1915 | Schiele "was an Austrian painter. A protégé of Gustav Klimt, Schiele was a major figurative painter of the early 20th century. His work is noted for its intensity, and the many self-portraits the artist produced. The twisted body shapes and the expressive line that characterize Schiele's paintings and drawings mark the artist as an early exponent of Expressionism."
Robert Doisneau (April 14, 1912 – April 1, 1994) was a French photographer noted for his frank and often humorous depictions of Paris street life.