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Natalia Fabia

Natalia Fabia About Painter who predominantly works in oils who is known for her stunning portraiture and bold palette. She’s shown numerous times at the Corey Helford gallery in Los Angeles and her museum exhibits include the Bristol Museum of Art, MXW Masterworks group exhibition at Long Beach Museum of Art, The Fort Wayne Museum …

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José Clemente Orozco

José Clemente Orozco About Mexican social realist painter who specialized in murals that established the Mexican Mural Renaissance. Many of his murals dealt with the theme of human suffering. Other Informations He studied Agriculture and Architecture and then went to the Academy of San Carlos. He lost his left hand in a gunpowder accident when …

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Zio Ziegler

Zio Ziegler About Painter and muralist who has worked mostly out of the Mission District of San Francisco, as well as cities around the world like Tokyo and London. He has more than 80,000 followers on his zioziegler Instagram account. Other Informations He studied art at  Brown University and graduated with a degree in painting from the …

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Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse About French modernist artist well known for his paintings ‘Woman with a Hat,’ ‘The Dance,’ and ‘Red Room.’ Along with Pablo Picasso and Marcel Duchamp, he developed the use of plastic arts in the early 20th century. Other Informations He began painting at age 20 while recovering from appendicitis. He had two of …

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Samantha French

Samantha French About American painter who is recognized for her work depicting swimmers and a nostalgic look back at childhood summers. She has gone on to garner more than 30,000 followers on her samantha_french Instagram account. Other Informations She graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. She kept an art studio in Brooklyn, New York. She …

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William Congdon

William Congdon About Remembered for his acclaimed pastel and oil paintings, this twentieth-century Abstract Expressionist artist created such pieces as Moon Night Subiaco, Italian Moon, and Piazza San Marco. His work was exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and several other renowned galleries. Other …

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Washington Allston

Washington Allston About Painter and poet known for “Moonlit Landscape” from 1809 and other works. He pioneered the American Romantic landscape-painting movement. Other Informations He studied at Harvard before attending London’s Royal Academy. He lived in the Boston, Massachusetts area for nearly three decades; the city’s Allston neighborhood was named after him. He was married …

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Menci Clement Crncic

Menci Clement Crncic About Painter, printmaker, museum director, and teacher who opened the first private painting school in Zagreb. He Pioneered a nonlinear style and tonal variation for the sake of contrast in Croatian art. Other Informations He left military school to study painting when he was seventeen years old. His first private painting school …

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John Kane

John Kane About American painter who was known for his skill in Naive art and was the first self taught American painter in the 20th century to be recognized by a museum. Other Informations He worked as a gandy dancer for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at McKeesport. He performed his first one-man show in …

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Jacques-Louis David

Jacques-Louis David About Important French Neoclassical painter whose most famous works included “Oath of the Horatii” from 1784 and “The Death of Marat” from 1793. Other Informations He was a student at the Royal Academy and desperately wanted to attend the French Academy in Rome. He competed for the art scholarship Prix de Rome five …

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Ramón Alexander Hurtado

Ramón Alexander Hurtado About Painter and illustrator who is best known for his landscape and genre paintings in a contemporary style. His work has been featured in a variety of galleries and often explore themes of different groups and experiences in outdoor settings.  Other Informations With a passion for art early on, he debuted in …

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Joseph Wright

Joseph Wright About English painter who worked on landscapes and portraits and was described as the “first professional painter to express the spirit of the Industrial Revolution”. Other Informations He studied for two years in London under Thomas Hudson and worked as his assistant in 1751. He was a frequent contributor to the Society of …