Winter~ January 15

Central Park, Winter, The Skating Pond
After a painting by Charles Parsons / Lithographed by Lyman W. Atwater / Published by Currier & Ives

Date:1862 / Hand-colored lithograph / Image: 18 1/8”x26 9/16” / Various collections

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The Magpie by Claude Monet

Between 1868 & 1869 / Oil on canvas / 35”x51 1/5” / Musée d’Orsay, Paris

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

Pride Month~ June 21

Luis Caballero (1943-1995)
Colombian-born artist combined desire and aesthetic beauty
http://miamibiennale.org/miami_biennale_luis_caballero.html

Nu de dos allongé / 1984 / Graphite on paper / 10.6”x14.6”

Gilbert & George (Gilbert Prousch b.1943 and George Passmore b.1942)
“It’s not a collaboration…We are two people, but one artist”
https://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/1518

Fates / 2005 / 54 digital prints on paper with ink / 167 11/16”x299 3/16”

Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/27~

What artist, who rose to fame with illustrations mocking the customs of French society during the Belle Époque, was also a painter, printmaker and draftsman?

What French-born American photographer built 4 customized telephoto lenses and 3 close-up cameras, with which he magnified the beauty and intricacies of the world?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/12/27/december-27/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/19~

This German-born American artist, radicalized by the trauma of World War I, said: “During the war I became interested in truth – in bitter truth and the struggle of life in general.”

This artist – often associated with the Bay Area figurative school – resists categorization, working in a wide range of media including paintings, drawings, prints, posters, and sculptures.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/12/19/december-19/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/10~

What Russian-born American artist was introduced to lithography — the most important medium in a career that included graphic design, fine art, costume & set design, and illustration — in 1923?

What 20th century painter and leading figure of the Chicago Imagist school observed, “I try to paint the things that everybody sees, things that are just a part of everybody’s experience of life”?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/12/10/december-10/