The Artist Birthday Series

Caravaggio

Caravaggio: painter Michelangelo Merisi (Michael Angelo Merigi or Amerighi) da Caravaggio, known today simply as “Caravaggio,” (29 September 1571 โ€“ 18 July 1610) was an Italian painter active in Rome, Naples, Malta, and Sicily between 1592 and 1610. His paintings, which combine a realistic observation of the human state, both physical and emotional, with a… Read More Caravaggio

The Artist Birthday Series

Eadweard Muybridge

Today’s Artist Birthday: Eadweard Muybridge (9 April 1830 โ€“ 8 May 1904), pioneer in photography and motion pictures Edward Muybridge was an English photographer, important for his pioneering work in photographic studies of motion and early work in motion-picture projection. He was an extensive traveler and prolific inventor, whose adventures included an almost miraculous recovery… Read More Eadweard Muybridge