The Artist Birthday Series

George Grosz

Today’s Artist Birthday: George Grosz George Grosz (July 26, 1893 – July 6, 1959) was a German artist known especially for his caricatural drawings and paintings of Berlin life in the 1920s. He was a prominent member of the Berlin Dada and New Objectivity group during the Weimar Republic. He emigrated to the United States… Read More George Grosz

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Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

Today’s Artist Birthday: Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven (sometimes also called Else von Freytag-von Loringhoven) (12 July 1874 – 15 December 1927) was a German-born avant-garde, Dadaist artist and poet who worked for several years in Greenwich Village, New York City, United States. Her provocative poetry was published posthumously in 2011 in Body… Read More Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

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Otto Freundlich

Today’s Artist Birthday: Otto Freundlich Otto Freundlich, was a sculptor and a Jewish-German constructivist painter, and one of the organizers of the first Dada exhibition in Cologne, Germany. One of the many artists targets by the Nazis during World War II, he escaped to France and went into hiding but was later betrayed, captured and sent… Read More Otto Freundlich

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André Kertész

Today’s Artist Birthday: André Kertész André Kertész (2 July 1894 – 28 September 1985), born Kertész Andor, was a Hungarian-born photographer known for his groundbreaking contributions to photographic composition and the photo essay. In the early years of his career, his then-unorthodox camera angles and style prevented his work from gaining wider recognition. Kertész never felt… Read More André Kertész

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Fred Stonehouse

Today’s Artist Birthday: Fred Stonehouse Fred Stonehouse was born in 1960 in Milwaukee, WI. He received his BFA from UW Milwaukee in 1982. He had his first solo show in Chicago in 1983 and shows regularly in New York at Howard Scott Gallery and in Los Angeles with Koplin/DelRio. He has exhibited in Mexico, Amsterdam,… Read More Fred Stonehouse