The Artist Birthday Series

Cy Twombly

Today’s Artist Birthday: Cy Twombly Edwin Parker Twombly, Jr. (April 25, 1928 – July 5, 2011) was born in Lexington, Virginia. Like his father, who briefly pitched for the Chicago White Sox, he was known as Cy, after Cy Young. His parents were from the Northeast, so he made frequent trips to Massachusetts and Maine, but the… Read More Cy Twombly

The Artist Birthday Series

Joan Miró

Today’s Artist Birthday: Joan Miró (20 April 1893 – 25 December 1983) Joan Miró i Ferrà was a Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona. A museum dedicated to his work, the Fundació Joan Miró, was established in his native city of Barcelona in 1975, and another, the Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró, was… Read More Joan Miró

The Artist Birthday Series

Max Weber

Today’s Artist Birthday: Max Weber (April 18, 1881 – October 4, 1961) Max Weber was a painter and one of the first American Cubist painters who, in later life, turned to more figurative Jewish themes in his art. He is best known today for Chinese Restaurant (1915), in the collection of the Whitney Museum of American… Read More Max Weber

The Artist Birthday Series

James Ensor

The Daily Artist Birthday from TML Arts Today’s Artist Birthday: James Ensor (13 April 1860 – 19 November 1949), painter and printmaker Baron Sidney Edouard Baron Ensor, but known to his friends (who were plentiful) as James Ensor, was a Belgian painter and printmaker, an important influence on expressionism and surrealism who lived in the Belgian coastal… Read More James Ensor