The Artist Birthday Series

Giorgio Vasari

Giorgio Vasari: painter, architect, writer Giorgio Vasari, (July 30, 1511 β€” June 27, 1574) was an Italian painter, architect, and writer who isΒ most famous today for his Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, considered the ideological foundation of art-historical writing. Vasari was born in Arezzo, Tuscany. Recommended at an early age by… Read More Giorgio Vasari

The Artist Birthday Series

Gino Severini

Today’s Artist Birthday: Gino Severini Gino Severini (7 April 1883 – 26 February 1966) was an Italian painter and a leading member of the Futurist movement. For much of his life he divided his time between Paris and Rome. He was associated with neo-classicism and the “return to order” in the decade after the First… Read More Gino Severini