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KONSTANTIN KOROVIN (1861/1931), RUSSIAN IMPRESSIONIST PAINTER

KONSTANTIN KOROVIN 1/3 – He was born in Moscow on a December day by a family of savvy merchants, but because of his economic collapse his father committed suicide. He had at Moscow’s Fine Arts School. Since 1900, his artistic work was also in favor of theaters. Painter, engraver and theater decorator, can be classified among the most famous Russian ...

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FRANCISCO DE ZURBARAN (1598/1664), SPANISH BAROQUE PAINTER

Paint figures closed in themselves, not portraits but symbols FRANCISCO DE ZURBARAN 1/3 – It is unknown if he has had the opportunity to see the paintings of Caravaggio, but his work presents, like that painter, a realistic use of chiaroscuro and darkness. Born in Fuente de Cantos, in Extremadura, this profoundly religious artist was able to represent the counter-reformist ...

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HELENE SCHJERFBECK (1862/1946), FINNISH PAINTER

HELENE SCHJERFBECK 1/3 – Her childhood had been obscured by sad events, as at the age of four he fell, limping through her entire life. She, born July 10 in Helsinki, came from an old Swedish family. His father was a railroad, but by dying prematurely there were financial problems in the family, for this her mother began to take ...

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FERDINAND HODLER (1853/1918), SWISS PAINTER

Coloristic symbolism and sketches of expressionism FERDINAND HODLER 1/3 – He was born in Bern in 1853. At the end of the nineteenth century, he was one of the most significant Symbolist painters. In Switzerland, Germany and Austria he is considered one of the founders of modern art (art nouveau). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RMe7y6k5Xk His creative power and taste for decoration reminded Rodin. ...

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OSKAR KOKOSCHKA (1886/1980), AUSTRIAN EXPRESSIONIST PAINTER – Life full of passion, the desire for humanity and obsession with one woman.

OSKAR KOKOSCHKA 1/3 – His life full of passion, the desire for humanity and obsession with one woman. This, with brutal sincerity, shows his paintings. He never adhered to expressionistism, but his works represent some of the highest vertexes of historical expressionism. His paintings can be divided into three groups – portraits, landscapes and allegories. He perceived himself as a ...

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ANTON ROMAKO (1832/1889), AUSTRIAN PAINTER

ANTON ROMAKO 1/3 – He is Austrian painter, considered one of the most significant exponents of nineteenth-century Austrian culture, for his portraiture sensitivity, for battle scenes and interior views. He was born in Atzgersdorf and studied at Vienna’s Fine Arts Academy and in Munich. At the beginning of 1850 he studied privately in Vienna under Carl Rahl, adopting his pictorial ...

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PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA (1416/1492), ITALIAN PAINTER – A spacious, monumental and impassionately rational painting

PURCHASING THE PAINTING PERSPECTIVE, LOOKING FOR THE MATHEMATICAL BASIS OF BEAUTY PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA 1/3 – One of his most famous and mysterious works (The flagellation of Christ) dates back to 1460. Born in Borgo Sansepolcro, he would become one of the artists of the Italian Renaissance. His works affect the use of perspective, as a result of precise geometric ...

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AYKUT AYDOGDU (1986), TURKISH DIGITAL ILLUSTRATOR – without a single paintbrush, so complex human soul

AYKUT AYDOGDU 1/3 – He was born in Ankara in 1986 and started his college education in Graphic Design Department at Marmara University – after finishing Anatolian Fine Arts High School in Ankara. He transferred to Hacettepe University‘s Graphic Design Department after one semester and graduated here. AYKUT AYDOGDU 2/3 –Despite his work is purely digital, drawn or painted with ...

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MICHAEL PARKES (1944), AMERICAN PAINTER – The magical realism of painter with spanish blood in his veins

PAINTING IMAGERY DRAWN FROM CABALISTIC AND TANTRIC TRADITIONS – The creative horizons of painter, who loves India MICHAEL PARKES 1/3 – His creative horizon is populated by strange beasts and mysterious winged women. On his canvases fight Good and Evil, remaining suspended alongside the desires of the heart. He was born in 1944 in Sikeston (Missouri), but his parents are ...

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WILLIAM GLACKENS (1870/1938), AMERICAN PAINTER – Quick brush strokes on intense color palettes

CHEERFUL SUBJECT OF LEISURE ACTIVITIES – WILLIAM GLACKENS – Painting over dark manner, away from social realism WILLIAM GLACKENS 1/3 – He was born in Philadelphia in 1870, where studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and he began his artistic career. In 1895, he went to Paris to deepen the study of European painting. Back in America, his ...

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