1. Alle Posts mit dem Tag "artist"

  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. All art is erotic.

    Gustav Klimt 

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Cupcakes, anyone? 

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  8. "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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  9. 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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  10. Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.

    Marc Chagall 

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  11. "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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  12. 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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  13. As Tracey Emin celebrates her 51st Birthday, look back at some of her most iconic work. 

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  14. "I believe in sensuality. I believe in sex." - Jeff Koons.

    As the Whitney Museum’s Koons retrospective opens this week, we present the man, the artist, in his own words.

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  15. Claude Monet’s beautiful, famous Nymphéas (1906), inspired by the lily pond in his garden at Giverny in France, sold for $54 million at Sotheby’s in London last night. 

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  16. Eric Fischl in Los Angeles

    KM Fine Arts Los Angeles opening a new show by American artist Eric Fischl.The exhibition, spanning nearly a decade of Fischl’s work, will be the artist’s first exhibition in Los Angeles in over two decades.

    Mark your calendars: Today, June 23, Eric Fischl will be at the gallery from 1-­3pm for a signing of his book “Bad Boy.” Following the book signing, Fischl will be speaking onstage at The Broad at 8pm; the talk with be hosted by actor, writer, and collector, Steve Martin.

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