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

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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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Egon Schiele

Today’s Artist Birthday: Egon Schiele Egon Schiele (12 June 1890 – 31 October 1918) was an Austrian painter. A protégé of Gustav Klimt, Schiele was a major figurative painter of the early 20th century. His work is noted for its intensity and its raw sexuality, and the many self-portraits the artist produced, including naked self-portraits.… Read More Egon Schiele

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Raoul Dufy

Today’s Artist Birthday: Raoul Dufy Raoul Dufy (3 June 1877 – 23 March 1953) was a French Fauvist painter, brother of painter Jean Dufy. He developed a colorful, decorative style that became fashionable for designs of ceramics and textiles, as well as decorative schemes for public buildings. He is noted for scenes of open-air social… Read More Raoul Dufy

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Georges Rouault

Today’s Artist Birthday: Georges Rouault Georges Henri Rouault (27 May 1871 – 13 February 1958) was a French painter, draughtsman, and printer, whose work is often associated with Fauvism and Expressionism. Rouault was born in Paris into a poor family. His mother encouraged his love for the arts, and in 1885 the fourteen-year-old future artist embarked… Read More Georges Rouault