The Artist Birthday Series

Jean Arp

Jean Arp: multigenre artist Hi there. We are on vacation from September 5th, until September 19, 2016. But the Artist Birthday Series continues! Albeit, much shorter. 🙂 Thank you so much for your continued interest in this project. When we return from our magical, mystery excursion…I’m sure there will ever-so-interesting be stories to be told.… Read More Jean Arp

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

Theda Bara

Theda Bara, actress Theda Bara was one of the most popular actresses of the silent era, and one of cinema’s earliest sex symbols. Her femme fatale roles earned her the nickname “The Vamp.” She was born Theodosia Burr Goodman in the Avondale section of Cincinnati, Ohio. Her father was Bernard Goodman (1853–1936), a prosperous Jewish tailor… Read More Theda Bara

The Artist Birthday Series

Marcel Duchamp

Today’s Artist Birthday: Marcel Duchamp Marcel Duchamp (28 July 1887 – 2 October 1968) was a French, naturalized American painter, sculptor, chess player and writer whose work is associated with Cubism, conceptual art and Dada, although he was careful about his use of the term Dada and was not directly associated with Dada groups. Duchamp… Read More Marcel Duchamp

The Artist Birthday Series

George Grosz

Today’s Artist Birthday: George Grosz George Grosz (July 26, 1893 – July 6, 1959) was a German artist known especially for his caricatural drawings and paintings of Berlin life in the 1920s. He was a prominent member of the Berlin Dada and New Objectivity group during the Weimar Republic. He emigrated to the United States… Read More George Grosz