Category: Art

“Rooster and Fox” by Károly Reich

Hungarian folk artist Károly Reich was born on this day August 8, 1922, in the village of Balatonszemes.

On This Day: Rien Poortvliet

Painter and illustrator Rien Poortvliet was born on this day, August 7, 1932, in Schiedam, Netherlands.

“Linear Construction in Space no. 3, with Red” by Naum Gabo

Russian sculptor Naum Gabo was born Naum Neemia Pevsner on this day August 5, 1890.

Charley Harper’s Fresh Modernist Take on America’s Wildlife

Today is the birthday of American Modernist artist Charley Harper, born August 4, 1922 on a farm in Frenchton, West Virginia. He is best known for his unique self-described “minimal realism” artistic interpretation of American wildlife. After growing up on the farm, he went to the Art Academy of Cincinnati, where he met his wife, Edie Mckee, …

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“Transitional Cape” by Alan Fenton

Artist Alan Fenton was born on this day July 29, 1927 in Cleveland, Ohio.

“Palm Valley” by Albert Namatjira

Painter Albert Namatjira was born on this day July 28, 1902 in South Australia.

“Daybreak” by Maxfield Parrish

Painter and illustrator Maxfield Parrish was born Frederick Parrish on this day July 25, 1870 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

On This Day: Eugene J. Martin

American artist Eugene J. Martin was born on this day July 24, 1938 in Washington, D.C.

“E.M.E” by Nassos Daphnis

Artist Nassos Daphnis was born on this day July 23, 1914 in Krokeai, Greece.

“Near The Waterhole” by Walter Ufer

Artist Walter Ufer was born on this day July 22, 1876 in Louisville, Kentucky.