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JUAN SORIANO (1920/2006), MEXICAN PAINTER – A perpetual rebel

When Art reveal something about the human essence He liked to call himself a “perpetual rebel”. JUAN SORIANO exhibited in the United States and Europe as well as major venues in Mexico (such as the Museo de Arte Moderno and the Palacio de Bellas Artes). Born in Guadalajara, he reputedly saw his future as a painter when he was just ...

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GERARDO MURILLO / DR. ATL (1875/1964), MEXICAN PAINTER – Painting modern mural at the spark of the revolution in 1910

The pioneers of the Mexican movement for artistic nationalism With the aid of borrowed helicopters, GERARDO MURILLO also pioneered a new school of aerial landscape painting. His literary writings include “Stories of All Colors”, which focuses on the themes of the Mexican Revolution. He was interested in the native art of Mexico and the depiction of the Mexican landscape. Although ...

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MAN RAY (1890/1976), AMERICAN DADAIST ARTIST – Not caring, but not indifferent

Creativity? Just the determination to realize my dreams Landscape (Paysage Fauve), his 1913 watercolor on paper (35.2 x 24.6 cm), you can admire at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. He was a renowned fashion and portrait photographer. He produced major works in a variety of media, but considered himself a painter above all. This exponent of American Dadaism was born ...

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KATHERINE LINN SAGE (1898/1963), AMERICAN SURREALIST PAINTER – Member of the Golden Age and Post-War periods of surrealism

Living enigmatic relationship, as their art She is known as a visual artist, but she also wrote five volumes of poetry, four short plays and an unpublished autobiography. In 1938 she saw the International Surrealist Exhibition at Galerie Beaux-Arts in Paris, where she was struck by the paintings of Italian artist Giorgio de Chirico (of which she bought one his ...

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MARCELO SUAZNABAR (1970) SURREALIST PAINTER – Work constantly, creating new challenges, because it keeps creativity moving

Setting imagination free, in work and explorations Here live an creative man. In Newmarket http://www.newmarket.ca/ you can see a reconstruction of the first Canadian villages, which recalls the traditions and architecture of the rural past of Ontario. Between green and dirt roads, the Black Creek Pioneer Village complex has the charm of times gone by. Its buildings are furnished in ...

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HELEN GALLOWAY MCNICOLL (1879/1915), CANADIAN IMPRESSIONIST PAINTER – Painter of working women and maternal themes in outdoor settings

A creative woman, profoundly original and technically accomplished Following the modern school of sunlit effects and in absolute sincerity, her style was broad and simple. While acknowledging the new woman of the modernist age, she had drew her subject-matter from the tradition of Impressionist women painters. HELEN GALLOWAY MCNICOLL, daughter of David McNicoll and Emilie Pashley, she was born in ...

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PIERRE BONNARD (1867/1947), FRENCH PAINTER – The painter thrilled by the evolution of the art world

A style based on meditated painting, with the incisive use of color What PIERRE BONNARD painted at the end of the nineteenth century, placed emphasis on the intimate affections of the characters, and on the visions of Parisian glimpses embellished with vital human presences. His stylistic models are some of Gauguin’s works and Japanese prints, because they allowed him to ...

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FRANCOIS BOUCHER (1703/1770), FRENCH ROCOCO’ PAINTER – The importance of the fluid stretch and the solar colors

Painting at the king’s court, thus representing French taste abroad FRANCOIS BOUCHER had raised the level of the preliminary design for studio painting, bringing it to authentic and finished art in its own right. Among his portraits, the most famous is that of madame Pompadour, built in 1755. At the height of his success, he welcomed various painters in his ...

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ALDO DEL VIGO (1952), SURREALIST PAINTER – The lonely child who did not know the word “art”

Painting surrealist works, inspired by the great portraits of the past Already at the age of two, ALDO DEL VIGO had a pencil in his hand with which he made mysterious hieroglyphs. He is a self-taught painter who lives and works in Sassari. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k38uiQys__E After obtaining a diploma in publishing graphics in Switzerland, in a print shop he met the ...

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ALBERTO MARTINI (1876/1954), ITALIAN SURREALIST PAINTER – The mysteries of life, inside black symbolic evocations

When pictorial activity combines surrealism and verism Born in Oderzo on a November day, ALBERTO MARTINI was an Italian painter, engraver, lithographer, illustrator and graphic designer. That of his father (a naturalist painter and professor of drawing), was an ancient noble family from Treviso. With him he began to paint, thus continuing the family tradition. In 1898 he had stayed ...

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