The Artist Birthday Series

Guillaume Apollinaire

Guillaume Apollinaire: poet, writer, artistic force Guillaume Apollinaire (1880 – 1918) was a French poet, playwright, short story writer, novelist, and art critic of Polish descent. Apollinaire is considered one of the foremost poets of the early 20th century, as well as one of the most impassioned defenders of Cubism and a forefather of Surrealism. Wilhelm… Read More Guillaume Apollinaire

The Artist Birthday Series

Raoul Dufy

Today’s Artist Birthday: Raoul Dufy Raoul Dufy (3 June 1877 – 23 March 1953) was a French Fauvist painter, brother of painter Jean Dufy. 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… Read More Raoul Dufy

The Artist Birthday Series

Robert Delaunay

The Daily Artist Birthday from TML Arts Robert Delaunay (12 April 1885 – 25 October 1941), was a French artist who, with his wife Sonia Delaunay, cofounded the Orphism art movement, noted for its use of strong colours and geometric shapes. His later works were more abstract, reminiscent of Paul Klee. His key influence related… Read More Robert Delaunay