The Artist Birthday Series

Aubrey Beardsley

Aubrey Beardsley: illustrator, author Aubrey Beardsley (21 August 1872 – 16 March 1898) was an English illustrator and author. His drawings in black ink, influenced by the style of Japanese woodcuts, emphasized the grotesque, the decadent, and the erotic. He was a leading figure in the Aesthetic movement which also included Oscar Wilde and James… Read More Aubrey Beardsley

The Artist Birthday Series

Alphonse Mucha

Today’s Artist Birthday: Alphonse Mucha Alfons Maria Mucha (24 July 1860 – 14 July 1939), often known in English and French as Alphonse Mucha, was a Czech Art Nouveau painter and decorative artist, known best for his distinct style. He produced many paintings, illustrations, advertisements, postcards, and designs. Alphonse Maria Mucha was born in the… Read More Alphonse Mucha