The Artist Birthday Series

Kenneth Graves

Today’s Artist Birthday: Kenneth Graves Kenneth Graves (27 June, 1942 – 3 May, 2016) was a photographer and collage artist, whose work was not only breathtakingly beautiful Art, but a unique, journalistic documentation of life, especially in San Francisco during the transitional 1960’s and 70’s. With great empathy and sensitivity, Graves gives us a glimpse into what it is… Read More Kenneth Graves

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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

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Paul Joostens

Today’s Artist Birthday: Paul Joostens Paul Joostens (18 June 1889 – 24 March 1960 ) was a quirky Antwerp painter , illustrator and creator of collages . He was briefly an impressionist, after that he dabbled in being a symbolist, futurist, cubist, surrealist, Dadaist, anarchist, nihilist and finally existentialist. He took a special place in… Read More Paul Joostens

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Jim Dine

Today’s Artist Birthday: Jim Dine Jim Dine (born June 16, 1935) is an American pop artist and poet. He is sometimes considered to be a part of the Neo-Dada movement. Dine was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, attended Walnut Hills High School and the University of Cincinnati. In 1953, he took evening classes at The Art Academy… Read More Jim Dine

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Salvador Dalí

Today’s Artist Birthday: Salvador Dalí Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marqués de Dalí de Pubol (11 May 1904 – 23 January 1989), known as Salvador Dalí, was a prominent Spanish surrealist painter born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain. He was a skilled draftsman, best known for the striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work.… Read More Salvador Dalí