Category: Arts

Claude Monet

Oscar-Claude Monet was a founder of French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement’s philosophy of expressing one’s perceptions…
Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France. Born:…
Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent Willem van Gogh was a major Post-Impressionist painter. A Dutch artist whose work had a far-reaching influence on 20th-century art. Born: March 30,…
Norman Rockwell

Norman Perceval Rockwell was a 20th-century American painter and illustrator. His works enjoy a broad popular appeal in the United States for their reflection…
Henri Matisse

Henri-Émile-Benoît Matisse was a French artist, known for his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship. He was a draughtsman, printmaker, and…
Johann Pachelbel

Johann Pachelbel Born: 1653, Nuremberg, Germany Died: March 3, 1706, Nuremberg, Germany German composer and organist. He was taught by two local musicians, Heinrich…

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) was an Italian violinist and composer whose concertos were widely known and influential throughout Europe. Antonio Vivaldi was born in Venice…
Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams (1902-1984) is one of the most celebrated photographers of all time. His images of the American landscape, and especially those of the…
Paul Gauguin

The Yellow Christ (Le Christ jaune) 1889, oil on canvas. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA We Shall Not Go to the Market Today…
Thomas Eakins

Thomas Copperthwaite Eakins Painter Born: July 25, 1844, Philadelphia, PA Died: June 25, 1916 Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins was an American realist painter, photographer, sculptor,…
Paul Cézanne

Paul Cézanne Paul Cézanne (1839–1906), the son of a banker in Aix-en-Provence, studied law before devoting himself to painting. He arrived in Paris in…