This 18th century Italian painter of views of Venice (and also England during a sojourn there) produced a vast number of scenes of Venice, some representing actual sites while others were imaginary.
This Irish-born British figurative painter, known for his emotionally charged imagery, was in the 1937 group exhibition “Young British Artists” but the response was so dispiriting that he destroyed his paintings.
This Spanish artist with a prolific output that includes over 20,000 paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, ceramics, theater sets, costumes — and even plays and poems — spent most of his adult life in France.
This late-blooming American expressionist painter and printmaker studied biochemical engineering at City College of New York for three years before switching to fine arts in his last year.
After working since the 1870s in the Impressionist style, this French painter and printmaker’s colors began to grow somber after 1900, reflecting his shift to portraying biblical, courtroom, and World War I scenes.
Per his request, this American installation artist and assemblage sculptor was buried in the front seat of his brown 1940 Packard Coupe with a dollar, a deck of cards, a bottle of Chianti, and the ashes of his dog.