Hispanic Artists~September 28

Beef Ribs Longhorn  by  Jean‐Michel Basquiat

1982 / Acrylic, oilstick, and paper collage on canvas, on tied wood supports / 60”x60” / The Broad, Los Angeles, CA
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Un Sueño Libre  by  Juan Sanchez

1987 / Lithograph and collage, color / 22”x29” / Edition of 25

Self Portraits~August 21

Hand with Reflecting Sphere  by  M.C. Escher

1935 / Lithograph / Sheet 16 13/16”x12 1/2” / Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Netherlands

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Self-Portrait: The Inn of the Dawn Horse  by  Leonora Carrington

c.1937–38 / Oil on canvas / 25 9/16”x32” / Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection, The Met

Artist Birthday Quiz for 10/24~

What noted Russian Impressionist landscape and genre painter was also a theater artist, set designer, costume designer, and theorist of art?

What Austrian artist lived in London after fleeing the Nazis with her mother, whose aging and death she later portrayed in a series of paintings?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/10/24/october-24/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/14~

The popularity of this artist’s drawings created a national sensation, dictating the fashions and manners of a generation and epitomizing the idealized characteristics of the turn-of-the-century American woman.

This creator of award-winning picture books for children was raised in Bedford-Stuyvesant and began drawing as a young child; his first book appeared in its entirety in Life magazine when he was 18 years old.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/09/14/september-14/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 7/11~

Although this artist’s paintings did much to popularize Cubism and broaden its influence just before WWI, he later abandoned the style and became one of France’s most influential advocates of traditional realism.

This early 20th century artist is best known for his multiple series of paintings exploring the Russian peasantry and their fraught relationship with a newly industrialized world.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/07/11/july-11/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 6/14~

What British author and illustrator, best known for his humorous cartoon drawings in the 1930s and 1940s, was once a salesman of advertising space for the Daily Telegraph?

What politically radical graphic artist of the 1930s went on to acclaim as an illustrator of dozens of children’s and nature books?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/06/14/june-14/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/14~

The popularity of this artist’s drawings created a national sensation, dictating the fashions and manners of a generation and epitomizing the idealized characteristics of the turn-of-the-century American woman.

This creator of award-winning picture books for children was raised in Bedford-Stuyvesant and began drawing as a young child; his first book appeared in its entirety in Life magazine when he was 18 years old.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/09/14/september-14/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 7/11~

Although this artist’s paintings did much to popularize Cubism and broaden its influence just before WWI, he later abandoned the style and became one of France’s most influential advocates of traditional realism.

This early 20th century artist is best known for his multiple series of paintings exploring the Russian peasantry and their fraught relationship with a newly industrialized world.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/07/11/july-11/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 6/14~

What British author and illustrator, best known for his humorous cartoon drawings in the 1930s and 1940s, was once a salesman of advertising space for the Daily Telegraph?

What politically radical graphic artist of the 1930s went on to acclaim as an illustrator of dozens of children’s and nature books?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/06/14/june-14/