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

Romare Bearden

Romare Bearden: multi-genre artist, writer, songwriter Romare Bearden (September 2, 1911 – March 12, 1988) was an African-American artist and writer who depicted the life around him. He worked with many types of media including cartoons, oils and collages. He was also a composer of jazz music, and author of numerous books. Born in Charlotte, North… Read More Romare Bearden

The Artist Birthday Series

David Hockney

Today’s Artist Birthday: David Hockney David Hockney, OM CH RA (born 9 July 1937) is an English painter, draughtsman, printmaker, stage designer and photographer. An important contributor to the Pop art movement of the 1960s, he is considered one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century. David Hockney was born in Bradford,… Read More David Hockney

The Artist Birthday Series

Kurt Schwitters

Today’s Artist Birthday: Kurt Schwitters Kurt Hermann Eduard Karl Julius Schwitters (20 June 1887 – 8 January 1948) was a German artist who worked in several genres and media, including Dada, Constructivism, Surrealism, poetry, sound, painting, sculpture, graphic design, typography, and what came to be known as installation art. He is most famous for his collages,… Read More Kurt Schwitters