The Artist Birthday Series

Jean Arp

Jean Arp: multigenre artist Hi there. We are on vacation from September 5th, until September 19, 2016. But the Artist Birthday Series continues! Albeit, much shorter. 🙂 Thank you so much for your continued interest in this project. When we return from our magical, mystery excursion…I’m sure there will ever-so-interesting be stories to be told.… Read More Jean Arp

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Dwinell Grant

Dwinell Grant: painter, film maker Dwinell Grant (1912-1991) was an American visual artist known for his nonobjective painting and his pioneering contributions to the field of art film. Clarence Dwinell Grant was born in Springfield, Ohio on August 11, 1912.  When he was twelve years old, he began studying landscape painting with his grandfather. Seeking further traditional… Read More Dwinell Grant

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Hedda Sterne

Hedda Sterne: painter Hedda Sterne (August 4, 1910 – April 8, 2011) was an artist who never committed to any particular style or school of thought in regards to art, leaving her free to express and create whatever she felt. Perhaps because the history of art has not been very generous to women artists in the past, Sterne… Read More Hedda Sterne

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Berenice Abbott

Today’s Artist Birthday: Berenice Abbott Berenice Abbott (July 17, 1898 – December 9, 1991), née Bernice Abbott, was an American photographer best known for her black-and-white photography of New York City architecture and urban design of the 1930’s. Abbott was born in Springfield, Ohio and brought up by her divorced mother. She attended the Ohio… Read More Berenice Abbott

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Joseph Beuys

Today’s Artist Birthday: Joseph Beuys Joseph Beuys (12 May 1921 – 23 January 1986) was a German Fluxus, happening and performance artist as well as a sculptor, installation artist, graphic artist, art theorist and pedagogue of art. His extensive work is grounded in concepts of humanism, social philosophy and anthroposophy, culminating in his “extended definition of art”… Read More Joseph Beuys