The Artist Birthday Series

Rufino Tamayo

Rufino Tamayo Rufino Tamayo (1899 – 1991) was a Mexican painter of Zapotec heritage, born in Oaxaca de Juárez, Mexico. Tamayo was active in the mid-20th century in Mexico and New York, painting figurative abstraction with surrealist influences. Rufino Tamayo was born in Oaxaca de Juárez, Mexico. His parents died when he was a young… Read More Rufino Tamayo

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Dwinell Grant

Dwinell Grant: painter, film maker Dwinell Grant (1912-1991) was an American visual artist known for his nonobjective painting and his pioneering contributions to the field of art film. Clarence Dwinell Grant was born in Springfield, Ohio on August 11, 1912.  When he was twelve years old, he began studying landscape painting with his grandfather. Seeking further traditional… Read More Dwinell Grant

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Hedda Sterne

Hedda Sterne: painter Hedda Sterne (August 4, 1910 – April 8, 2011) was an artist who never committed to any particular style or school of thought in regards to art, leaving her free to express and create whatever she felt. Perhaps because the history of art has not been very generous to women artists in the past, Sterne… Read More Hedda Sterne