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    Herman Brood
  Herman Brood
Herman Brood was a Dutch musician, painter and media personality. Brood was the Dutch personification of sex, drugs and rock 'n roll. After playing piano in Cuby and the Blizzards and several other bands since 1964, Brood started his own group, Herma...
 
    Andy Warhol
  Andy Warhol
The 1960s was an extremely prolific decade for Warhol. Appropriating images from popular culture, Warhol created many paintings that remain icons of 20th-century art, such as the Campbell's Soup Cans, Disasters and Marilyns. In addition to pain...
 
    Hundertwasser, Architect / Painter
  Hundertwasser, Architect / Painter
Friedensreich Regentag Dunkelbunt Hundertwasser was an Austrian painter and architect. Born Friedrich Stowasser in Vienna, he became one of the best-known contemporary Austrian artists, although controversial, by the end of the 20th century. Hundertw...
 
    Karel Appel
  Karel Appel
Karel Appel was born on April 25, 1921, in Amsterdam. From 1940 to 1943 he studied at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam. In 1946 his first solo show was held at Het Beerenhuis in Groningen, the Netherlands, and he participated in t...
 
    Francis Bacon, Painter
  Francis Bacon, Painter
Irish-British painter. He lived in Berlin and Paris before settling in London (1929) to begin a career as an interior decorator. With no formal art training, he started painting, drawing, and participating in gallery exhibitions, with little success....
 
    Salvador Dali
  Salvador Dali
Dali, Salvador, Spanish painter, writer, and member of the surrealist movement. Dali's paintings are characterized by meticulous draftsmanship and realistic detail, with brilliant colors heightened by transparent glazes. Dali designed and produced su...
 
    Willem de Kooning
  Willem de Kooning
One of the most influential artists of the twentieth century, was born in Rotterdam, Holland, in 1904. Following formal studies in fine and applied art at the Rotterdam Academy, he emigrated to America at age twenty-two. In New York he initially supp...
 
    René Magritte
  René Magritte
René Magritte is the main Belgian representative of Surrealism. The paintings of Magritte are enjoyable by all as they are witty, amusing and pleasing for the eye. René Magritte loved to play with the mind of the viewers. Probably the most notable...
 
    M.C. Escher, Graphic Artist
  M.C. Escher, Graphic Artist
Maurits Cornelis Escher is one of the world's most famous graphic artists. His art is enjoyed by millions of people all over the world, as can be seen on the many web sites on the internet. He is most famous for his so-called impossible structures,...
 
    Alexander Calder, Painter, Sculpter
  Alexander Calder, Painter, Sculpter
Alexander "Sandy" Calder was an abstract painter and sculptor famous for working in wire and originating the dangling, moving artworks known as mobiles. Alexander Calder grew up in a family of artists, but he began his career by studying mechanical e...
 
    Joan Miró
  Joan Miró
Joan Miró, Spanish surrealist painter. After studying in Barcelona, Miró went to Paris in 1919. In the 1920s he came into contact with cubism and surrealism. His work has been characterized as psychic automatism, an expression of the subconscious in...
 
    Man Ray, Photographer / Painter
  Man Ray, Photographer / Painter
Man Ray's photography would come to play an important role in the Surrealist movement. Although he had first bought a camera in 1915 to document his paintings, he now wanted to become a professional portrait photographer. Some of his very first sitte...
 
    Oskar Schlemmer, Master of Form
  Oskar Schlemmer, Master of Form
Oskar Schlemmer was a German painter, sculptor, designer and choreographer associated with the Bauhaus school. In 1923 he was hired as Master of Form at the Bauhaus theatre workshop, after working some time at the workshop of sculpture. His most famo...
 
    Marcel Duchamp
  Marcel Duchamp
Marcel Duchamp, the painter and mixed media artist, was associated with Cubism, Dadaism and Surrealism, though he avoided any alliances. Duchamp’s work is characterized by humor, a wide variety of unconventional media, and its incessant probing of th...
 
    Marc Chagall, Modernist
  Marc Chagall, Modernist
Marc Chagall was a Russian–French artist, associated with several key art movements and was one of the most successful artists of the 20th century. He created a unique career in virtually every artistic medium, including paintings, book illustration...
 
         
         



 
 
         
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