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WORLD OF SPACE AND SILENCE – Jean Paul Lemieux, colored and serene universe

JEAN PAUL LEMIEUX 1/3 – He is considered one of the most important Québec artists of the 20th century. He was born in Quebec City and is admitted to the École des beaux-arts de Montréal, where he won several awards. Growing up in both English and French speaking enviroment, he had all the advantages of privileged childhood. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEU3PXwPAE4 In 1914 ...

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THE TERRIFYNG ART AND THE SAD LIFE STORY OF POLISH PAINTER – Zdzisław Beksiński

ZDZISLAW BEKSINSKI 1/3 – He never provided names (nor explanations) for any of his paintings. He was born in Sanok (southern Poland), http://www.muzeum.sanok.pl/pl/ where he started in architecture, but hated it and became a painter. In 50s he spent a few years working as a supervisor at construction sites for Autosan bus factory. http://meetingbenches.com/2017/04/wonderful-sanoks-landscapes-poland/ Painting on hardwood boards he prepared ...

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THE EXOTIC PAINTER WHO CAME FROM THE EAST – Tsuguharu Foujita, between naked woman and a multitude of cats

TSUGUHARU FOUJITA 1/3 – He (Japanese-born French painter) was born in Tokyo in 1886. He developed a very personal style of painting, which is open to the influence of Gauguin and Symbolism, painting with stylized shapes, shadows and a clear palette. He preferred the ink to Japanese technique, giving prominence to the line, instead of the volume.     TSUGUHARU FOUJITA ...

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THE BEAUTIFUL AND MELANCHOLIC WOMEN – Mahmood Sabzi: when childhood memories come from Persian rugs

MAHMOOD SABZI 1/3 – is Iranian artist known for his abstract impressionist paintings. He was born in Ahvaz (Iran). He started painting when he was twelve years old. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imy_cIfpNVA Initially he made realistic paintings inspired by culture of his country with inspiration from the Persian rugs designed by his mother. His paintings resonates both Eastern and Western philosophies. His passion ...

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PAINTING ENIGMAS – Bikash Bhattacharjee: reality sets the rolling ball and fantasy assume new reality

BIKASH BHATTACHARJEE 1/3 – He was an Indian painter from West Bengal, who lived in Kolkata all his life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXxtAG1P1Pw Through his paintings he depicted the life of the average Bengali middle-class. He painted with oils, acrylics and water-colours. He achieved commercial success early in life with his Doll Series in the 1960s. He is credited with bringing realism back ...

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ROSA DE JONG – AMAZING TINY HOUSES IN TEST TUBES

ROSA DE JONG 1/3 – She was born in Amsterdam in 1987. After studying for commercial art direction and working for one or two agencies, she started working as a freelance art designer and animator in Amsterdam. Her personal goal is to tell the real story of the brand and set it apart from the crowd, making every piece of communication ...

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CUBIST, WHOOSE TEACHING SKILLS WERE COMPARABLE TO SIREN’S SONGS – Andrè Lhote

ANDRE’ LHOTE 1/3 – He was a French Cubist painter of figure subjects, portraits, landscapes and still life. His way of painting? Complex of interacting systems and geometric shapes, with no precise modulated colors. He was born in Bordeaux and from the age of twelve he began to carve and sculpt the wood. He enrolled at the School of Fine ...

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FRANCISCO GOYA (1746/1828), SPANISH PAINTER – The father of modern art

FRANCISCO GOYA 1/4 – The son of a guilder, who spent some of his youth in Saragossa. Francisco José de Goya y Lucient was considered the most important Spanish artist of late 18th and early 19th centuries. He studied painting from age 14 and moved to Madrid to study with Anton Mengs. He submitted entries for Real Academia de Bellas ...

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DANIEL ARISTIZÁBAL – Candy-Colored NEO POP Art

DANIEL ARISTIZÁBAL 1/3 – He is graphic designer and art director from Colombia. He studied graphic design in Medellín and Motion graphic in Barcelona, where he became interested in the emergence of 3D rendering technologies. He works as a freelance graphic designer doing work primarily for different brands and magazines focusing on surrealism, experimentation, typography, colors and odd stuff. DANIEL ...

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PAINTING SWEETNESS, WISDOM AND CHARM – Ivan Generalic, the man without guides

IVAN GENERALIC 1/3 – He is rarely moved from his land continuing to live a life identical to that of the peasants, loving pigeons and fishing. As a young man he worked in the fields, drawing in his spare time, even above paper bags. He was a naive painters representative of the Hlebine School, named after a village on the ...

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