PAINTERS

JOSEPH KALIHER, AMERICAN PAINTER –Symbolism and Surrealism, between Texas and Italy

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STEEPING IN DEEP NOSTALGIA – Joseph Henry Sharps, all life for the vanishing culture of the American Indian

JOSEPH HENRY SHARPS 1/3 – He was born in a September day, 1859 and lived a long life (with a prolific career as a painter best known for his realistic portrayal of the American Indians). Over his lifetime, Sharp had produced around 10,500 works of art. He was the first painter to visit New Mexico, before Phillips and Blumenschein made …

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JOSEPH HENRY SHARPS (1859/1953), AMERICAN PAINTER – A long life, next to the American Indians

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RUDOLPH CARL GORMAN (1931/2005), NAVAJO PAINTER – Fluid forms and vibrant colors

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BETWEEN FUTURISMO AND METAPHYSIC – The extraordinary creative journey of Primo Conti

PRIMO CONTI 1/3 – 1911 is the year of his artistic debut, along with the youth studies on the human figure, the precocious interest for the Fauve art, a prelude to the brilliant futurist. He has been able to receive the most alive and fruitful moods of Futurism, creating a fresh paint and filled with poetry. Always ready to question …

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PRIMO CONTI (1900/1988), ITALIAN PAINTER – The illuminated color craftsmanship

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PAINTING THE MOST EXPRESSIVE PART OF THE FACE – Margaret Keane, painting in Modigliani’s way, with the colors of VanGogh, Klimt and Picasso

MARGARET KEANE 1/3 – She created a unique, popular artistic aesthetic during the 1960s, though unknown to the public for some time. She was born on September day in 1927 in Nashville (Tennessee). She immersed herself in art from an early age, and had a penchant for creating characters with large, looming eyes, her distinctive way to paintin of large-eyed …

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MARGARET KEANE, AMERICAN PAINTER – Began painting her signature “Keane eyes”

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DEVELOPING HIS OWN EXCELLENT EYE FOR COLOR – Saturnino Herran, the early extinguished brightness

SATURNINO HERRAN 1/3 – His work was part of a movement called “syntheticism”, of which he was the best representative. Though he died at 31 years old, his legacy is solid. The only child of a Mexican father and a French Swiss mother, he was born in Aguascalientes on a July day, in 1887. He showed early talent and at …

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SATURNINO HERRAN(1887/1918). MEXICAN PAINTER – The early extinguished brightness

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