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Marcel Duchamp

Today’s Artist Birthday: Marcel Duchamp Marcel Duchamp (28 July 1887 – 2 October 1968) was a French, naturalized American painter, sculptor, chess player and writer whose work is associated with Cubism, conceptual art and Dada, although he was careful about his use of the term Dada and was not directly associated with Dada groups. Duchamp… Read More Marcel Duchamp

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Marc Chagall

Today’s Artist Birthday: Marc Chagall Marc Zakharovich Chagall (6 July 1887 – 28 March 1985) was a Russian-French artist. An early modernist, he was associated with several major artistic styles and created works in virtually every artistic medium, including painting, book illustrations, stained glass, stage sets, ceramic, tapestries and fine art prints. Marc Chagall was… Read More Marc Chagall

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André Lhote

Today’s Artist Birthday: André Lhote André Lhote (5 July 1885 – 24 January 1962) was a French Cubist painter of figure subjects, portraits, landscapes and still life. He was also very active and influential as a teacher and writer on art. Lhote was born in Bordeaux and learned wood carving and sculpture from the age… Read More André Lhote

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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