1. Alle Posts mit dem Tag "artist"

  2. "I don’t paint to live, I live to paint." - Willem de Kooning

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  3. "I don’t believe in art. I believe in artists." - Marcel Duchamp

    French artist and readymade master, Marcel Duchamp was born on this day in 1887. 

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  4. A giant rubber duck designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman has disappeared amid heavy storms in China’s southwestern Guiyang City

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  5. Crazy, brilliant? Three artists have used the remnants of Joseph Beuys’ renowned Fettecke (1982) to distil schnapps in Düsseldorf

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  6. Born on this day in 1882 in New York, Edward Hopper was an extremely influential artist who was best known for his Realist oil paintings and watercolors of urban and rural scenes.

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  7. Rembrandt van Rijn, known simply as Rembrandt, is considered to be one of the greatest painters in European art history. He was born on July 15, 1606, in Leiden, the Netherlands. 

    His contributions to art came in a period of great wealth and cultural achievement that historians call the Dutch Golden Age. It is during this time that Rembrandt created one of his most famous painting, The Nightwatch, in 1642. 

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  8. All art is erotic.

    Gustav Klimt 

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  9. Austrian symbolist painter Gustav Klimt was born on this day in 1862. Klimt’s work caused controversy for its celebration of sexuality during his lifetime and is among the most expensive artworks worldwide today.

    Famed for his painting The Kiss (1907-08), which reflects his fascination with eroticism, he’s also well known for his 1907 Portrait of Adele Bloch Bauer, on view at the Neue Galerie New York.

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  10. On Kawara, the renowned Japanese-born, New York–based conceptual artist known for his date paintings, has died at 81. 

    At the time of his death he was preparing for a major Guggenheim retrospective titled “Silence.”

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  11. Cupcakes, anyone? 

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  12. "The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent."David Hockney 

    Happy Birthday David Hockney! The famed British artist celebrates his 77th Birthday today. A painter and photographer, Hockney is renowned for his intimate portraits and naturalistic scenes of both the everyday and the artificial of California life. 

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  13. Beijing-based artist Ren Ri has a developed truly unique creative partnership, crafting his work in concert with a hive of bees. 

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  14. Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.

    Marc Chagall 

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  15. "In our life there is a single color, as on an artist’s palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love." - Marc Chagall 

    Happy Birthday to Marc Chagall, the renowned French painter was born on this day in 1887. 

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  16. The first thing I do when I get to my studio is turn off my mobile and take off my clothes

    Tracey Emin 

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