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KIM FUJIWARA (1957), AMERICAN PAINTER

Art as lifetime process of learning and passion KIM FUJIWARA 1/3 – His first portrait commission came from a customer, who saw his portraits, asking him to do one of him and his wife (from a not-so-good photograph). His influences were Marvel comic books, Monster movies, psychedelic rock posters, Creepy and Mad magazines. He was born and raised on the ...

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FRED FELLOWS (1934), AMERICAN PAINTER

When art goes beyond contemporary scenes FRED FELLOWS 1/3 – He has won gold and silver medals in all media: painting, sculpture, watercolor and drawing. He has an active imagination and a God given talent for drawing. His grandfather was a civil industrial engineer in Ponca City. Born in Ponca City (Oklahoma), he lived his early years to the 101 ...

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DAVID YORKE (1949), AMERICAN PAINTER

When figurative painting comes from photographs DAVID YORKE 1/3 – He lives in Florida. At a very young age he enjoyed expressing himself through design and craftsmanship. Following his brother’s career, he studied Advertising at the University of Florida, graduating in Advertising. His interest in the American West began shortly after graduation on a journey through several states of the ...

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ALBERT BIERSTADT (1830/1902), AMERICAN PAINTER

Importance of subjects and mastery of pictorial technique ALBERT BIERSTADT 1/3 – He had been one of the first painters, who have artificially captured the greatness of the American West. In making his paintings he was inspired by photographs and artefacts collected during his travels. He was an US painter, born in Germany in 1830 and singer of the American ...

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WINSLOW HOMER (1836/1910), AMERICAN IMPRESSIONIST PAINTER

A spontaneous style, which creates the idea of immediate naturalness WINSLOW HOMER 1/3 – He was interested in painting man in difficult situations, in contact with nature, marine landscapes, fishermen and their families. He began painting as a self-taught artist, but since 1857 he began collaborating as an illustrator in several newspapers. Born in Boston in 1836, he became a ...

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MARY CASSATT (1844/1926), AMERICAN IMPRESSIONIST PAINTER

Deep tenderness for her favorite subjects – children and women with children in ordinary scenes MARY CASSATT 1/3 – She was born in Allegheny (Pennsylvania) in 1844 to wealthy family of great culture. She had not focused her attention on landscapes, but on women in their family environment. She, one of the first women who decided to paint, challenging the ...

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MARSDEN HARTLEY (1877/1943), AMERICAN PAINTER

Modern ideas and a               personal vision of art MARSDEN HARTLEY 1/3 – He was a pioneer of American modernism, whose knowledge of French avant-garde styles and close collaboration with innovative German painters led him to invent one of the most innovative painting styles of the early twentieth century. In addition to being a painter, he is also remembered as a ...

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ALBERT HERTER (1871/1950), AMERICAN PAINTER

The artist with no theory of art and method ALBERT HERTER 1/3 – He was a superb muralist, and his respect for beautiful aesthetic arts and neoclassical techniques were cultivated in Paris and New York (but also appreciated at Palm Beache Santa Barbara). He, who was born in New York, came from a family of artists. He studied in New ...

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SURREALISTIC LANDSCAPES

Looking for surreal beauty Going to find places where one of the greatest genes of the twentieth century was born, lived and inspired, you could go to Dalí’s places. Looking for places of surreal beauty, you can go to Iceland, where the Goðafoss Falls – the most spectacular Icelandic water jumps – are 12 meters high and extending about 30 ...

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ROBERTO MATTA (1911/2002), CHILEAN PAINTER

To make the invisible visible ROBERTO MATTA 1/3 – Born in Santiago of Chile in 1911, he decided to study architecture at the Universidad Católica de Santiago. After studying architecture in 1934, he moved to Paris, contacting intellectuals such as Federico García Lorca, André Breton and Salvador Dalí. He is one of the great pioneers of modernist abstraction, with epic ...

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