The great Quebec landscape painter: Marc-Aurèle Fortin

Marc-Aurèle Fortin is a Canadian-Quebec painter, born March 14, 1888 in Sainte-Rose, and died March 2, 1970 in Macami. After extensive artistic studies at the Art Institute of Chicago, he devoted himself entirely to his new style of painting, which he called “the Canadian school of landscape”, completely detached from the European school.Fortin likes the … Lire la suite The great Quebec landscape painter: Marc-Aurèle Fortin

The great unhappy painter: Henri de Toulouse-Lautre

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec is a French painter, born November 24, 1864 and died September 9, 1901. Son of a couple of cousins, he was the victim – at the age of 10 – of a genetic disease ( pycnodysostosis). After 4 years, with fragile bones, he suffered a severe fall which caused stunting in his … Lire la suite The great unhappy painter: Henri de Toulouse-Lautre

GOYA: The famous Spanish painter

Francisco de Goya, Spanish painter and printmaker, born March 30, 1746 – died April 16, 1828. Goya’s art is considered a pioneer of contemporary painting in the twentieth century.The primordial importance of Goya’s paintings derives from his immortalization of great historical events (especially the wars in Spain), through an art carrying a universal human message. … Lire la suite GOYA: The famous Spanish painter

Painter of wars and king of movements: Nikolai Samokish

Nikolay Semyonovich Samokish , is a Russian painter and illustrator (of Hangroise descent), born October 25, 1860 and died January 18, 1944.Nikolai lived through all the great wars of the Russian Empire and the USSR: the Russo-Japanese war (1904-1905) the revolution of 1905, the First World War (1914-1918), the Bolshevik revolution (1917), the Russian Civil War … Lire la suite Painter of wars and king of movements: Nikolai Samokish

The famous Canadian painter: Cornelius Krieghoff

Cornelius David Krieghoff (June 19, 1815 – March 5, 1872) is the most famous 19th century Canadian landscape painter (of Dutch origin). He was born on June 19, 1815 in Amsterdam, he traveled a lot through Western Europe and North America, before settling in Montreal in 1846. He was interested in the landscapes of Quebec … Lire la suite The famous Canadian painter: Cornelius Krieghoff

The greatest painter of wars and horses: Franz Roubaud

Franz Roubaud is a Russian painter, born June 15, 1856 and died March 13, 1928. Franz Roubaud took painting lessons in Germany where he studied at the Munich Academy, with famous painters (especially Joseph von Brandt, specialist of military painting) .He worked at the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg. He won a … Lire la suite The greatest painter of wars and horses: Franz Roubaud

A giant painter in the history of Art: Oskar Kokoschka

ART and DESIGN Great painting artists Oskar Kokoschka Oskar Kokoschka, is an Austrian painter (and writer), born March 1, 1886 in Pöchlarn. He was a good student at the Kunstgewerbeschule (= University of Applied Arts Vienna). At the beginning of the 20th century, he became a mature, professional and famous artist in the city of … Lire la suite A giant painter in the history of Art: Oskar Kokoschka

The great painter of women: Philip Alexius de László

ART and DESIGN Great painting artists Philip Alexius de László Philip Alexius de László, is a British painter of Hungarian origin born April 30, 1869 and died in London on November 22, 1937.He deserves to be nicknamed « The European Artist », because he was born to a modest Jewish father in Pest (Hungary), he studied art … Lire la suite The great painter of women: Philip Alexius de László

One of the pioneers of modern art: Andre DERAIN

ART and DESIGN Great painting artists André DERAIN André Derain is a French painter, born June 10, 1880 in Yvelines and died September 8, 1954 in Hauts-de-Seine. He is also a set painter, engraver, sculptor and writer.André Derain is known as the pioneer of a new style of art: Fauvism.From before the First World War, … Lire la suite One of the pioneers of modern art: Andre DERAIN