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CREATIVE WORLD, WHICH DRAGS YOU INTO DEEP OBSESSIONS – Eric Fischl, between sexuality and Long Island

ERIC FISCHL 1/3 – This handsome silver-haired man was born in New York and is a star of contemporary art. Raised on the outskirts of Long Island, suburban education has provided him with a background of alcoholism and a country club culture. His first paintings also covered sexuality, stimulating the spectator to give it an interpretation. Every artistic avant-garde needs ...

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LOOK WHICH CAN TURN INTO A PENETRATING SEDUCTION – Malcolm Liepke, among loving mothers and seductive girls

MALCOLM LIEPKE 1/3 – He was born in 1953 and raised in Minneapolis. He studied at the Art Center College of Design (in Pasadena, California), but dropped out after a year and a half, moving to New York, where he began studying on his own. Through his subjects he delves into various realms of human nature. He paints from photographs ...

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PEREGRINE HEATHCOTE – Each his canvas suggests a story

PEREGRINE HEATHCOTE 1/3 – He was born in London in 1973 and spent his childhood living in both Britain and Dubai . He was the youngest ever student of Heatherly College of Art in London. Aged just eight years old, he attended holiday classes in printmaking and drawing. Son of an Antiques dealer specializing in military, he was brought up ...

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KELLY REEMTSEN – status of being modern female = some women are becoming the men?

KELLY REEMTSEN 1/3 – She was born in Flint, Michigan, US in 1967. She studied Fashion Design and Painting at Central Michigan University and California State University Long Beach and now is based in Los Angeles, California. The paintings for which Kelly Reemtsen is best known are depictions of the role of the modern woman. Her work has been exhibited throughout the ...

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WORKING ON SMALL CANVASES AND MODEST SHEETS OF PAPER – Lee Jung Seob: poor financial circumstances preventing from realizing grander visions

LEE JUNG SEOB 1/3 – His style was influenced by Fauvism and his themes were very characteristic and indigenous. http://meetingbenches.com/2017/04/korean-landscapes/ He was a modern artist, who created visionary works throughout the colonial period, the regaining of independence in 1945 and during the devastation of the Korean War. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oeZg3uwUmUw He entered into Osan School, meeting with an art teacher, who had ...

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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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