Barbara Hepworth: Born January 10, 1903


https://www.thelondonmagazine.org/i-the-sculptor-am-the-landscape-barbara-hepworths-roots-of-stone/

 

Barbara Hepworth was a British sculptor, who was born in Wakefield, Yorkshire in 1903. She was a leading figure in the international art scene throughout a career spanning five decades. ~Who is Barbara Hepworth?

Biography~ https://www.britannica.com/biography/Barbara-Hepworth

Official site~ https://barbarahepworth.org.uk/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/10~

This prominent late 19th/early 20th century illustrator’s most famous poster was a young woman dressed in a Navy uniform with the caption, “If I were a man, I would join the Navy”.

This American artist’s images depicted the flapper era in a way that both satirized and influenced the styles of the time, and have continued to define the jazz age for subsequent generations.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2016/01/10/january-10/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/8~

What Italian Baroque painter and printmaker became known for her ability to so quickly paint beautifully finished canvases that many visited her studio to watch her work?

What artist was one of the most universally admired painters of late 19th century Britain, so identified with that period that later on he was reduced to relative obscurity?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2016/01/08/january-8/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/7~

Which French Naturalist painter and printmaker was elected in November 1900 to the Fine Arts Academy of the French Institute, one of the youngest painters to receive this honor?

Which American artist became a rising star in the 1980s for his graphite and charcoal series “Men in the Cities”, which depicted smartly dressed men and women flailing in awkward postures?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2016/01/07/january-7/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/6~

In 1861, this artist self-published a folio edition of etchings for Dante’s Inferno, which became instantly successful and to this day colors our collective imaginings of the Divine Comedy.

This Russian suprematist/constructivist painter, theatrical designer, and book illustrator divided her life between Kiev, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Vienna, and Paris.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2016/01/06/january-6/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/5~

This self-taught Paris-born American painter was introduced into the circle of surrealist artists in 1924, and subsequently participated in all the Surrealists’ major exhibitions.

Known for his use of thick impasto and his highly abstract landscape paintings, this Russian-French painter was one of the most influential European artists of the post-war period.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2016/01/05/january-5/

Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild

Byrdcliffe offers several types of residency ranging from four weeks to five months for artists in multiple disciplines…Visual artists and craftspeople in all media, writers, musicians, composers, architects, filmmakers, actors, and artists in other disciplines are invited to apply. Emerging as well as established artists are invited to apply.

Fellowships are available for artists in need, including a grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation for artists displaced or otherwise affected by natural disaster.

Byrdcliffe is also offering the following fellowships with the support of our granting partners for the 2018 AiR season:
-The annual Mantooth/Morabito Fellowship for an artist of color.
-The annual Monica Coleman/Kate Pierson Fellowship for a self-identified woman artist.

To be eligible for these fellowships, simply check the appropriate boxes in the Fellowship section of the application.

Read more: Artist Residencies – WOODSTOCK BYRDCLIFFE GUILD

Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/4~

What American Modernist painter, poet, & essayist, whose work changed direction several times, often responded to praise by exclaiming, “Oh, but just wait and see what I will paint next year”?

What French painter, sculptor, illustrator, designer, & writer, who once worked as a pattern-drawer in an embroidery studio, had his first major retrospective at the Baltimore Museum of Art in 1941?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2016/01/04/january-4/