PAINTERS

CHARMING FEMALE– Albert Lynch and the Belle Epoque time

ALBERT LYNCH 1/3 – He was born in 1851 in Peru, and settled in Paris (where he studied at l’École des Beaux-Arts), working under the guidance of painters Noël, Ferrier and Lehmann. He showed his artwork in the Salon in 1890 and 1892. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_PxFjH96FI ALBERT LYNCH 2/3 – He specialised in painting female subjects, to which he brought a charming …

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ALBERT LYNCH (1851/1912), PERUVIAN PAINTER – Beautiful young women, composed with exquisite sensitivity and romance

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HECTOR BERNABO ‘, ALIAS CARIBE’ (1911/1997), BRAZILIAN PAINTER – Painting black Bahian women and mulatto

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PAINTING COLONIAL TIMES AND AFRICAN CULTURE – Hector Bernabò, the scout that has become painter

HECTOR BERNABO’, ALIAS CARYBE’ 1/3 – His work has been used to illustrate novels written by such Latin American authors. Some of his work can be found in the Afro-Brazilian Museum of Salvador. He produced five thousand pieces of work, including paintings, drawings, sculptures and sketches. He became famous for his characterizations, using different techniques, of the Bahian black and …

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I LAUGH, CRY, SUFFER AND MOVED – Pedro Fifari and the irresistable desire to display dreams

PEDRO FIGARI 1/3 – It is estimated that during almost 15 years of his life, he had created over 4,000 paintings. He have always lived on the margins of written poetry, like the most mystical of the uncouth. His father was emigrating from Italy to Argentina when his ship sank, and swimming he reached the shores of Montevideo, where he …

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PEDRO FIGARI (1861/1938), URUGUAYAN PAINTER – Painting on the margin of written poetry

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THE PAINTER OF MODERN LIFE – Liu Xiadong: large-scale works and emerging world

LIU XIADONG 1/3 – He is a painter of modern life, whose large-scale works serve as a kind of history painting for the emerging world. He lives and works in Beijing but has undertaken projects in Tibet, Japan, Italy, the UK, Cuba and Austria (and closer to home, in Jincheng, in the north-eastern province of Liaoning, China, where he was …

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LIU XIADONG, CHINESE PAINTER – When society and art should be like breathing in and out

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LEAN AND FRAGILE WOMEN, BY SAD LOOKING – Amrita Sher Gil: unbridled and bold colours, in direct contrast to the pale hues

AMRITA SHER GIL 1/3 – She was an Indian painter born to a Punjabi Sikh father and a Hungarian Jewish mother (sometimes known as India’s Frida Kahlo). An exceptional colourist, she was able to achieve special effects with colours that were unbridled and bold, in direct contrast to the pale hues in vogue among her contemporaries. Today she is considered …

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AMRITA SHER GIL (1913/1941), INDIAN PAINTER – An exceptional colourist

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