PAINTERS

MASACCIO (1401/1428), ITALIAN PAINTER – At the age of 18, he was considered a master

CREATOR OF RENAISSANCE STYLISTICS MASACCIO 1/3 – He is considered the initiator of the Renaissance. Tommaso Giovanni of Mone Cassai (artistically known as Masaccio) was born in San Giovanni Valdarno in 1401. His paternal home (still existing), is located in the main street of his hometown. He remained father orphan, he had completed his first studies at his grandfather’s shop. …

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POMPEO GIROLAMO BATONI (1708/1787), ITALIAN PAINTER – Portraits and elaborate mythological allegories

PAINTER WHO INVENTED THE TYPE OF GRAND TOURIST PORTRAIT POMPEO GIROLAMO BATONI 1/3 – He was born in Lucca (Italy), studied design at the paternal shop and painted under the direction of two famous painters of his town. In 1728 he was in Rome, where he studied Raffaello and designed Roman statues. His first painting (Madonna with Child and Saints) …

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CHRIS WAKE (196O), AUSTRALIAN SURREALIST PAINTER – A strange raft of characters and kind of wild energy

WHAT LIES BEHIND THE FACES THAT WE SHOW TO THE WORLD CHRIS WAKE 1/3 – She started painting in 1976 and studied fine arts at Adelaide’s central art school. With more than 18 solo exhibitions and 40 group exhibitions some of which have been sell out shows Chris Wake`s reputation continues to grow . Chris Wake is represented by fine …

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SALI HERMAN (1898/1993), POST-IMPRESSIONIST AUSTRALIAN PAINTER – Painting of inner city streets and slums in Sydney

SHARP OBSERVER OF THE ENVIROMENT, PAINTING THE ESSENCE SALI HERMAN 1/3 – In 1937 he came to Melbourne, but the painter who studied art in Zurich and Paris was born in Switzerland as eleventh of eighteen children of Polish Jewish parents. During the 1930s, however, he preferred to leave the fascist dictatorships of Europe, bringing the desire to paint with …

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DORRIT BLACK (1891/1951), AUSTRALIAN MODERNIST PAINTER – Woman, who tried to paint in cubist style

RESCUING THE REPUTATION OF EARLY AUSTRALIAN MODERNIST PAINTER DORRIT BLACK 1/3 – You should not be surprised if this woman, as so many other women artists, had been despised by the establishment of Australian art, because gender equality still had a long way to go. She was born in Burnside (Adelaide) in 1891. Having a passion for art, she studied …

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FREDERICK MCCUBBIN (1855/1917), AUSTRALIAN IMPRESSIONIST PAINTER – Australian bush, painting among ordinary people and sheeps

TRUE VISION OF THE AUSTRALIAN LANDSCAPE FROM A TERRACE ON THE RIVER YARRA FREDERICK MCCUBBIN 1/3 – That baker’s son had begun drawing in Melbourne, where he met a Swiss artist, who painted naturalistic landscapes. At Carlton, attending courses at the Artisan School of Art, he became friend with other artists. Moving into the bush near Melbourne, he started working …

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TOM ROBERTS (1856/1931), AUSTRALIAN IMPRESSIONIST PAINTER – Coastal landscapes and bushes, cityscapes and fragments of everyday life

WHEN THE PUBLIC HAD OPPORTUNITY TO JUDGE WHAT IMPRESSIONISM REALLY IS TOM ROBERTS 1/3 – He was born in Dorchester (England), but he moved to Australia in 1869, where he studied at the National Gallery schools in Melbourne, http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/australianimpressionism/education/insights_artistic.html where you can admire also his paintings. He was selected to study at the Royal Academy schools, when he returned to …

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SERGIO MARTINEZ CIFUENTES (1966), CHILEAN REALIST PAINTER – Elegance of shapes and colors

FOR LOVE OF ART SERGIO MARTINEZ CIFUENTES 1/3 – He has a dual nationality (Chilean-Spanish) but was born in Santiago de Chile on a July day. Http://www.sergiomartinez.com/ When he was only a child, he was already known for his designs, but also for his poems. This propensity had begun to dig a deep imprint in her romantic adolescent profile. He …

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PEDRO LIRA (1845/1912), CHILEAN VISUAL PAINTER – The pioneer of Chilean painting

PAINTING THAT DEFINES THE PARAMETERS OF MODERN ART CHILEAN PEDRO LIRA 1/3 – Several historical paintings of his have been used on Chilean banknotes. He was born in Santiago de Chile, into a wealthy family in Chile, and had refined his artistic talents with a landscape painter, continuing to practice law studies at the University of Chile. This South American …

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MAYA KOKOCINSKI MOLERO (1970), CHILEAN PAINTER

SUSPENDED FACES, A SYMBOLISM TO RESEARCH OF SIGNIFICANT MAYA KOKOCINSKI MOLERO 1/3 – This Chilean naturalized Italian artist, she learned her early rudiments in the study of her father, a figurative painter. She has already participated in several collective exhibitions. Faces, looks and bodies are for her the opportunity to paint psychological analysis, using the colors of feelings feelings and …

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