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I am a huge fan of art. I find everything about it pleasing. It is one of the most profound of human expressions.

My sister is an artist and I am a great fan of her work. I am in the process of creating a website to show off her work and will provide a link to it as soon as it is ready.

Famous Artists

  1. Pablo Picasso / Pablo Ruiz y Picasso — Spanish Cubist Painter and Sculptor, 1881-1973.
  2. Leonardo da Vinci — Italian High Renaissance Painter and Inventor, 1452-1519.
  3. Vincent van Gogh — Dutch Post-Impressionist Painter, 1853-1890.
  4. Claude Monet — French Impressionist Painter, 1840-1926.
  5. Salvador Dalí — Spanish Surrealist Painter, 1904-1989.
  6. Georgia O'Keeffe — American Painter, 1887-1986.
  7. Henri Matisse — French Fauvist Painter and Sculptor, 1869-1954.
  8. Andy Warhol — American Pop Artist, 1928-1987.
  9. Michelangelo / Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni / Michel-Ange — Italian High Renaissance/Mannerist Painter and Sculptor, 1475-1564.
  10. Rembrandt / Rembrandt van Rijn / Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn — Dutch Baroque Era Painter and Engraver, 1606-1669.
  11. Edgar Degas (19 July 1834 – 27 September 1917)
  12. Paul Cezanne (19 January 1839 – 22 October 1906)
  13. Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944)
  14. Goya / Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (30 March 1746 – 16 April 1828); Spanish painter.
  15. Raphael (6 April 1483 – 6 April 1520)
  16. Georges Braque (13 May 1882 – 31 August 1963)
  17. Diego Rivera (8 December 1886 – 24 November 1957)
  18. Edvard Munch (12 December 1863 – 23 January 1944)
  19. Peter Paul Rubens (28 June 1577 – 30 May 1640)
  20. Rene Magritte / René François Ghislain Magritte (21 November 1898 – 15 August 1967) Belgian surrealist artist
  21. Jackson Pollock / Paul Jackson Pollock (28 January 1912 – 11 August 1956)
  22. Pierre-Auguste Renoir (25 February 1841–3 December 1919)
  23. Albrecht Durer / Albrecht Dürer (21 May 1471 – 6 April 1528)
  24. Frida / Frida Kahlo (6 July 1907 – 13 July 1954)
  25. Amedeo Modigliani / Amedeo Clemente Modigliani (12 July 1884 – 24 January 1920) Italian painter and sculptor.
  26. Paul Gauguin / Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin (7 June 1848 – 9 May 1903) Post-Impressionist artist.
  27. Edouard Manet / Édouard Manet (23 January 1832 – 30 April 1883) was a French painter
  28. M.C. Escher / Maurits Cornelis Escher — Dutch Illustrator, 1898-1972.
  29. Titian / Tiziano Vecellio / Tiziano Vecellio Di Gregorio / Titien / Tizian — Italian High Renaissance Painter, ca.1485-1576.
  30. Paul Klee — Swiss Expressionist Painter, 1879-1940.
  31. Artemisia Gentileschi — Italian Baroque Era Painter, 1593-1652.
  32. Jan Vermeer / Johannes Vermeer / Vermeer van Delft — Dutch Baroque Era Painter, 1632-1675.
  • Caravaggio / Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (28 September 1571 – 18 July 1610) Italian artist.
  • Josef Albers — one of my favourites

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Museums

Movies related to art

  • Artemisia (1997) — starring Valentina Cervi as Artemisia Gentileschi
  • Incognito (1997) — starring Jason Patric as Harry Donovan
  • Surviving Picasso (1996) — starring Anthony Hopkins as Pablo Picasso
  • Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003) — starring Colin Firth as Johannes Vermeer and Scarlett Johansson as Griet

External links

Digital art

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