PAINTERS

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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WHEN EVERYONE WANTS TO HAVE SOME PAINTINGS OF A MASTER – Arturo Michelina, Venezuelan shades of talent

ARTURO MICHELENA 1/3 – He was born on a June day, 1863 in Valencia (Carabobo State), and began to paint at a young age. Michelena was a precocious artist, endowed with an extraordinary talent for drawing and color. In 1874, he made his first self-portrait. Traveled to Paris (where he studied in the famous Académie Julian), with his first great …

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ARTURO MICHELENA (1863/1898), VENEZUELAN PAINTER – The extraordinary talent for drawing and color

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PAINTING IN THE SOUTH AMERICAN NAIVE STYLE – Candido Lopez

CANDIDO LOPEZ 1/3 – He was an Argentinian painter (photographer and soldier), who worked in the Naïve style. In September 1866 he was wounded at the Battle of Curupaytí, and lost part of his right arm. When he regains health gradually begins to educate his left hand, which does most of his known work. Although right-handed, he taught himself to …

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CANDIDO LOPEZ (1840/1902), ARGENTINE PAINTER – Naive painting styles, with analytical and descriptive Naturalism

 

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I AM MAESTRO OF WRITING NO ONE READS YET – Xul Solar, the creative man close to the source of the stars

XUL SOLAR 1/3 – He was the creator of twelve painting techniques, some of them surrealist, and others that transpose a sensory. He was born in the bosom of a cosmopolitan family (his mother, originally from Italy). He was a Argentine painter, sculptor, writer and inventor of imaginary languages. During the years of the WWI, he struck up what was …

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XUL SOLAR (1887/1963), ARGENTINE PAINTER – I am master of a script that nobody yet reads

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PROVOKING WOMEN AND MEN WITHOUT A FACE – Jack Vettriano, the miner who wanted to be a painter

JACK VETTRIANO – 1/3 – He is a Scottish painter of Italian origin, born in one day in November of 1951, a boy growing up in Scotland. His is a poor family, he has to work since a kid. At the age of 16 years, he is mining apprentice, but he started painting with a set of watercolors, a gift …

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JACK VETTRIANO, SCOTTISH PAINTER – Captured moments, on a canvas

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