Category: Art

The Colorful World of George Blacklock: A Visual Journey

Happy birthday to painter, writer, and musician George Blacklock, born on this day April 11, 1952. George Blacklock is a celebrated artist whose work is characterized by its vibrant colors and dynamic compositions. His paintings are a feast for the eyes, with bold brushstrokes and intricate details that draw the viewer in. Join us on a …

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“Still Life with Small Cups” by Antonio Donghi

Italian painter Antonio Donghi was born on this day March 16, 1897 in Rome. He belonged to the art movement of Magic Realism and focused on still life, everyday people, and landscapes.

“Apaquogue” by Adolph Gottlieb

Painter and sculptor Adolph Gottlieb was born on this day March 14, 1903 in New York City, New York.

“The Trapper” by Rockwell Kent

Painter, illustrator, and adventurer Rockwell Kent was born on June 21, 1882 in Tarrytown, New York and died on this day March 13, 1971 in Plattsburgh, New York at the age of 88.

“Sumner Beach” by Rita Angus

Oil and watercolor painter Rita Angus was born on this day March 12, 1908 in Hastings, New Zealand.

“Cats at the Window” by Wanda Gág

Artist, illustrator, graphic designer, and printmaker Wanda Gág was born on this day March 11, 1893 in New Ulm, Minnesota. Her most well known work is the children’s book Millions of Cats, which Gág wrote and illustrated. Millions of Cats won the Newbery Honor award in 1929.

“Exploration of the blue night” by Michel Seuphor

Artist and writer Michel Seuphor was born on this day March 10, 1901, in the small district of Borgerhout in Antwerp, Belgium.

“Brünnhilde Sleeps” by Anselm Kiefer

Painter, sculptor, and mixed media artist Anselm Kiefer was born on this day March 8, 1945 in Donaueschingen, Germany.

“Colour Her Gone” by Pauline Boty

British pop artist Pauline Boty was born on this day March 6, 1938.

Afro Basaldella

Painter Afro Basaldella, often referred to as “Afro,” was born in the city of Udine in northeast Italy on this day March 4, 1912. He was a member of the Italian Expressionist art movement Scuola Romana, and also worked as an art professor.