What artist — who moved through many styles before arriving at large soft-edged areas of colour — was one of the founders of the Ten, a group of artists sympathetic to abstraction and expressionism that exhibited until 1940?
What artist, often referred to as the “first woman artist of California”, also worked extensively in tapestry, embroideries, and batiks that stylistically resembled her Fauvist paintings?
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What artist, famous for his themes of African-American life, was a longtime social worker and active in several arts organizations dedicated to promoting minority artists?
What German photographer decided to leave advertising to study at the Düsseldorf Academy, where she taught photography and also met her future husband & artistic partner?
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This artist blazed a spectacular but short-lived trail through Flanders during the second quarter of the 16th Century as a painter, draftsman, sculptor, architect, designer, writer, publisher, traveler and entrepreneur.
This painter was one of the artists dubbed the Irascible 18 after she and 17 prominent Abstract Expressionists signed an open letter to the director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, accusing the museum of hostility to “advanced art”.
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In 1897, this painter led a group of 19 avant-garde artists that broke away from Vienna’s conservative Künstlerhaus (the main exhibition venue for contemporary art) to form a new movement: the Vienna Secession.
This sculptor’s later works included a monumental figure commemorating the bombing of Rotterdam and a monument to van Gogh at Auvers-sur-Oise.
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Chagall himself said he was a dreamer who never woke up. “Some art historians have sought to decrypt his symbols,” says Jean-Michel Foray, director of the Marc Chagall Biblical Message Museum in Nice, “but there’s no consensus on what they mean. We cannot interpret them because they are simply part of his world, like figures from a dream.”
What French Rococo painter, engraver, and tapestry designer is especially remembered for his naturalistic scenes of animals and of hunting?
What comic strip artist is also a cartoon historian who co-authored a book about the art of George Herriman?
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