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deceased worldwide artists

acton, william... (1906-1945)... deceased british artist... more info here (8_25_12)
avercamp, hendrick (4_3_12) 

***bacon, francis (1909-1992) ... Irish-born british artist (4_18_12) (4_27_12) (4_29_12) (5_4_12)  (5_11_12) (6_3_12)  (6_9_12) (6_10_12)... was friends with the artist lucian freud... more info here (7_1_12)
barlach, ernst
(1830-1938) german expressionist sculptor
(6_9_12)
batoni, pompeo... rococco artist (4_27_12)
beaton, cecil walter hardy
(1904-1980)... deceased english photographer, painter, designer, etc... more info here (8_25_12)
bellini, giovanni
(1430-1516) (5_27_12)... celebrated venetian painter... more info here (6_28_12)

bellmer, hans (1902-1975) german... disturbing photos of female dolls...
(6_1_12)
bernard, emile
(6_16_12)
berni, antonio
(1905-1981)
I just saw "manifestacion" (very cool) at the MFA Houston... more info here (6_18_12)
berninin
 (4_24_12)
beuys, joseph (1921-1986)... deceased german artist... more info here (9_2_12)

blake, william (1757-1827)... english (5_11_12) (6_10_12)
blossac, bernard
(1917-2001)... deceased french fashion illustrator... more info here (8_22_12)
boetti, alighiero
(1940-1994)...italian conceptual artist from turin... one of the leading artists of the arte povera movement... more info here (7_1_12)
boldini, giovanni
(1842-1931)... italian artist... a painter of women, mostly beautiful women... I like his artwork... more info here (6_24_12)

bonacolsi, pier jacopo alari de (c. 1455-1528)... signed himself "antico"... renaissance bronzes... "very high lever of artistic refinement" --- WSJ (6_1_12)
bonavera, domenico... anatomical engravings...(1670) (5_13_12)
bonheur, auguste francois
...french... brother of rosa bonheur(6_9_12)
bonheur, rosa
... (art in 1888) famous french painter of animals and rural scenes (6_9_12)

***bonnard, pierre
(1867-1947) (3_29_12) post impressionist  (5_4_12) (6_3_12)
(6_9_12)... I am not crazy about his paintings...I just saw his painting "the painters studio" at the MFA Houston (6_18_12)... more info here (6_24_12)
bordon, benedetto... (1488-1530)... italian illuminator, printmaker and writer... more info here (6_23_12)
bosch, hieronymus
(1450-1516)... a dutch painter...I am not crazy about his work; but if I am honest with myself, he is probably the artist that my murals are most similar to in terms of style and content... more info here (6_28_12)...

boticelli  (5_11_12)
boucher, francois (4_24_12) (4_27_12)
***brancusi, constantin
(1876-1957) (6_3_12) ... more info here (7_10_12)
***braque, georges (1882-1963) (4_19_12) (4_28_12) (5_12_12) (6_3_12) ... more info here (6_23_12)
bravo, claudio (1936-2011)... deceased chilean hyper-realistic painter... more info here (8_11_12)
breitner, george hendrik
(1857-1923) of the Netherlands  (3_29_12)
breton, andre'...surrealist master (3_31_12)
***bruegel the elder, pieter ...(1525-1569) (4_14_12)
(6_3_12) ... more info here (7_10_12)
brugghen, hendrick ter (1588-1629) (4_3_12)
***calder, alexander (1898-1976)... american sculptor with mobiles and stabiles (4_27_12)
(6_3_12)... more info here (7_10_12)
***canaletto.(1697-1768).. (4_14_12) (6_3_12)... more info here (7_10_12)
***caravaggio (1571-1610) (3_3_12)... more info here (7_10_12)
 cariani, giovanni
(5_27_12)
cassatt (4_27_12)
castiglione, giovanni benedetto (1609-64) Genoa born and trained...... baroque artist  (4_24_12)
***cezanne, paul
(1839-1907) (2_23_12) (4_7_12) (4_18_12) (4_19_12) "card player" $15-20 mil. (4_27_12) "the card players $250 mil. (4_27_12) (5_12_12)
(6_3_12) (6_10_12) "one of france's most progressive, most radical turn-of-the-20th-century artists"--WSJ (6_16_12) ... when cezanne passed away in 1906, he did not know that the world would see him as a fantastic painter... more info here (6_21_12) (6_24_12)
***chagall, marc (1887-1985) 4_27_12) (6_3_12)... more info here (7_10_12)
church, frederic edwin (1826-1900) painter (5_12_12)
cocteau, jean...surrealist master (3_31_12)
cole, thomas... mentor to frederic edwin church (5_12_12)
colombo, gianni
(1937-1993)... deceased italian artist... more info here (8_4_12)
constable, john
(1776-1837) (6_13_12) british landscape artist... he is adept, but I do not care for his paintings... more info here (6_28_12)
corcos, vittorio matteo
... painted portraits of young women... I like his paintings...more info here (6_24_12)

corneille the younger, michel
 (4_27_12)
corot, jean-baptiste-camille
... a master
(6_9_12) (6_16_12)
coypel, charles-antoine (4_27_12)
da brescia, moretto
(5_27_12)
da cremona, girolamo (1451-1843)... italian renaissance painter... more info here (6_23_12)
***dali, salvador
(3_9_12) surrealist (5_4_12) (5_12_12) (6_3_12)... this last tuesday, his drawing "cartel de don juan tenorio" was stolen from the new 'venus over manhattan gallery' in ny...
..."a celebrated artist marginalized by the cognoscenti"-- Ken Johnson for the NYT... more info about dali is here (6_23_12)
daumier
 (4_27_12)
***da vinci, leonardo
(1452-1519) (3_3_12) (5_11_12) ... more info here (6_23_12)
davis, stuart (3_10_12) ... modernist (4_18_12)
da villafora, antonio maria (1469-1511)... italian illuminator... more info here (6_23_12)

de, biren
(1926-2011)... deceased indian artist... more info here (8_31_12)
de chirico, georgio
(1888-1978) deceased greek-born italian artist...(2_23_12) Yesterday, I saw some of his surrealist artwork at the menil gallery in houston. (6_16_12)... more info here (8_31_12)
*** degas, edgar
(1834-1917) (5_11_12) (5_12_12)
(6_3_12) (6_10_12)... more info here (6_23_12)
***de goya, francisco (1746-1828) spanish (5_6_12) (5_27_12) (6_1_12) (6_9_12)... more info here (7_10_12)
 delacroix (4_27_12) (6_1_12)
de la vega, jorge
(1930-1971) agentinian...
... I just saw many of his works (yuck!) at the MFA Houston (6_18_12)
delvaux (4_27_12)
de saint phalle, niki
(1930-2002)... deceased french sculptor, painter, and film maker... more info here (8_24_12)
di paolo, giovanni
... two paintings of st. john the baptist (5_11_12)
***dubuffet, jean (1901-1985)  (2_23_12) (6_3_12)... french painter and sculptor (4_27_12)... more info here (7_9_12)
***duchamp, marcel
... fostered Dada, an art movement reacting to the horrors of WWI, and making art that was absurd (5_12_12)
(5_6_12) (5_11_12) (6_1_12) (6_2_12) french artist (6_8_12)... more info here (7_10_12)
durer, albrecht (3_30_12) (4_14_12)
egan, john j
.(1810-1882) .... irish artist who immigrated to america...his work has pathos, and is interesting...he painted grand murals of the mississippi valley... more info here (6_28_12)

***el greco
(1541-1614)... his real name is 'doménikos theotokópoulos'
(4_19_12)...I like only a few of his paintings... more info here (7_1_12)
ellenshaw, peter
... (1913-2007) english artist and academy award-winner
(6_9_12)
ernst, max
(5_4_12) (5_12_12)
Yesterday, I saw some of his surrealist artwork at the menil gallery in houston. (6_16_12)
evenepoel, henri... of the Netherlands  (3_29_12)
fabro, luciano
(1936-2007)...italian artist with the arte povera movement... more info here (7_1_12)

fechin, nicolai
(1881- 1955) of Russia ... admired by artist Randy Brumley of College Station, TX (4_8_12)
feininger, lyonel
(1871-1956)... deceased german-american artist... more info here (6_23_12)
flink, govert
(1615-1660)Rembrandt's star pupil and later his competitor (4_3_12)

***fontana, lucio
... (1899-1968)... italian modernist (4_11_12) (5_21_12) (5_27_12) (6_3_12)... more info here (7_10_12)
foppa, vincenzo (1427-1515) (5_27_12)... more info here (6_28_12)
fragonard (4_27_12)
francesca, piero della (1415-1492) italian painter (4_19_12)... more info here (8_31_12)
francis (4_27_12)
***freud, lucian
(1922-2011)... died last year (3_9_12)  (5_12_12) (5_13_12) (5_13_12) paintings... and some under-appreciated works on paper
(5_21_12) (5_27_12)... was represented in the U.K. by jay jopling of the white cube gallery (6_10_12)... more info here (7_10_12)
fujita, tsuguharu (1886-1968)... I do not like his paintings... "He was extremely popular at that time (the 1890's) in paris, more so than picasso." (--neuberger, p. 13)...more info here (6_23_12)
fuseli, henry
(1741-1825) ... 18th century british artist... more info here (6_23_12)
gainsborough, thomas
(1727-1788) an English portrait and landscape painter (6_13_12)

gaitonde, v.s
. (1924-2001)... deceased indian artist... more info here (8_31_12)
*** gaugin, paul
(4_27_12) (5_4_12)
(6_3_12) (6_10_12) "one of france's most progressive, most radical turn-of-the-20th-century artists"--WSJ (6_16_12)... more info here (7_10_12)
ghirlandaio... Michelangelo was greatly influenced by Ghirlandaio. (3_3_12)
***giacometti, alberto (1901-1966) a Swiss sculptor, painter, draughtsman, and printmaker... peer of alexander calder  (3-9_12) (4_14_12)
(6_3_12) shows at the art hk fair in hong kong (6_9_12)... we just saw one of his sculptures at the getty museum in L.A. yesterday (right near the front door.).... more info here (6_23_12)
***giotto
(1266-1337)...italian painter and architect from florence... more info here (8_31_12)
gnoli, domenico... (1933-1970) mysterious paintings (5_27_12)
gober, robert (3_3_12)
golding, john (1929-2012) (4_19_12)
***gonsharova, natalia
(1881-1962)... russian...a member of the russian avant-garde in the early 20th century... a very valuable female artist! (6_3_12)... more info here (7_10_12)
gonzales, julio (2_23_12) (4_27_12)
granet, francois-marius (4_27_12)
grant, duncan... british artist (4_18_12)
greuze, jean-baptiste (4_27_12)
***gris, juan   (1887-1927) a Spanish painter and sculptor... lived and worked in France (3_23_12)
(6_3_12)... more info here (7_10_12)
grosz, george (1893-1959) (5_27_12)
***guardi, francesco
(1712-1793)... venetian painter
(6_3_12)... more info here (7_10_12)
hals, frans (4_3_12) dutch artist... painted hundreds of paintings during his career (6_9_12)
hamilton, richard
(1922-2011)... deceased british painter and collage artist... more info here (6_29_12)... a member of britain's independent group (8_4_12)

hauben-stricker, paul (4_24_12)
hebborn, eric
... deceased british painter, forger, and author... more info here (8_6_12)
heisler, jindrich... czech artist... photography (3_31_12)
hesse, henri-joseph (4_27_12)
hiroshige, utagawa (
1797-1858)  deceased japanese artist ... frank lloyd wright's favorite artist... more info here (8_15_12)
hobbema, meindert
... a master
(6_9_12)
holbein, hans... from near basel... (3_30_12)
***hokusai, katsushika, (1760-1849) of Japan... woodcuts (3_29_12)
(5_27_12)... more info here (7_10_12)
hussein, ibrahim... (3_17_12)
hui, zhang (1938)
(5_28_12)
hyppolite, hector
...(1894-1948)... haitian painter
(6_10_12)
ingres, jean-auguste-dominique (4_19_12) (4_28_12) classically oriented painter (6_16_12)
jacopo, giovanni battista di
(1494-1540)... nicknamed "il rosso fiorentino" (which means "the red-haired florentine")... born in florence... he studied in andrea del sarto's studio... more info here (8_11_12)
joni, icilio federico
... deceased italian forger, writer, and restorer... more info here (8_6_12)
***kahlo, frida
(1907-1954)... a mexican painter, best known for her self-portraits...
I just saw "self portrait with a monkey and a parrot" at the MFA Houston (6_18_12)... more info here (6_24_12)
***kandinsky, wassily
(1866-1944)...
  abstract painter... (4_19_12)  mystic painter (5_11_12)
(6_3_12) "dispensed with ...figurative art to become the first abstract painter"-- WSJ... I do not like his artwork... his work's popularity in the current art market seems to be waning...more info here (6_23_12)
***klee, paul
(1879-1940) (5_27_12) swiss-german painter (6_3_12)... more info here (7_10_12)
***klein, yves...(1928-1962) french artist... died of heart attack at 34... painted with nude women as his 'brush'... peer of mark rothko (4_7_12)   a deceased artist whose work is sold as contemporary (5_13_12) (6_3_12) ...theorized that the entire planet earth was blue (6_9_12)... "the bad-boy of europe's postwar avant-garde" --WSJ... his work "the pink of blue (RE 22)" just sold for $36.7 mil. at christie's...his painting "blue sponge relief (RE 51)" just sold for $11.9 mil...more info here (7_1_12)
***klimt, gustav (1862-1918) (5_4_12)... born 1862 in vienna (5_27_12) (6_1_12)  (6_3_12)... he evolved quickly from realism toward a more abstract style linked to art nouveau... in 1897, he cofounded the anticonservative artists group 'vienna secession'... he was a close friend of the fashion designer emilie floge... klimt was connected with the 'wiener werkstatte,' which existed to raise the caliber of design of domestic items (-- WSJ) ...he fathered at least 14 children, predominantly with his models... one of the best draftsmen of the 20th century... more info here (6_28_12) his father and his brother dying in 1892 greatly depressed klimt...(7_26_12)
kollwitz, kathe (1867-1945)... german artist (6_1_12)
lachaise, gaston
... french-born artist (6_19_12) 

laffage, raymond
...17th century artist (4_27_12)

lalanne, francois-xavier...(deceased... died 2008)... was married to claude lalanne... a husband and wife sculpture and decorative arts team ...shown by dealer paul kasmin (5_19_12)
lam, wilfredo
(1902-1982)...cuban
(6_10_12) I just saw his work at the MFA Houston (6_18_12)... more info here (8_11_12)
landseer, edwin henry (6_13_12)
lauens, henri (2_23_12)
lefebvre, valentin
(1650-75) (4_27_12)
leighton, frederic - lord
... (1830-1896)... (6_3_12)
lega, silvestro
(1826-1895) ... I really like his paintings...more info here (6_24_12)

***leger
(1881-1955) (2_23_12) (4_19_12) (4_27_12)
(6_3_12)... I do not like his paintings... more info here (6_23_12)
lewis, wyndham
... british artist (4_18_12)
leyster, judith (1609-1660)  (4_3_12)  -- I like her work, a lot!
lotto, lorenzo
(1480-1556) (5_27_12)... venetian trained... his work is pretty cool, especially for the early date...more info here (6_19_12)
lucas cranach the elder... from near basel... (3_30_12)
macdonald-wright, stanton (3_10_12)
***magritte, rene (1898-1967) deceased surrealist 
(2_23_12) (4_11_12) (5_12_12) (6_3_12) Yesterday, I saw some of his surrealist artwork at the menil gallery in houston. (6_16_12)... I do not like his artwork...his painting "gigantic days"(1928) just sold for $11.3 mil. at christie's (7_1_12)... more info here (6_23_12)
major, isaak... early 17th century  (4_14_12)
malevich, kazimer.
..affiliated with Larry Gagosian (4_1_11) abstract painter... (4_19_12)

***manet, edouard (1832-1883) I love his paintings.  I think he is my favorite painter, along with sargent.  (6_3_12) (6_10_12) ... more info here (6_23_12) (6_24_12)
mantegna, andrea (c. 1431-1506)... "one of the leading italian painters of the time" -- WSJ (6_1_12)... more info here (6_28_12)
manzoni, piero
(1933-1963) Italian... ironic conceptual art - (yuck)
(6_3_12)... more info here (7_10_12)
marden, brice (4_11_12)
martinez, elias garcia
... 19th century deceased spanish artist... his fresco of Jesus in a church was recently severely damaged by a well-meaning elderly woman named cecilia gimenez, as she was attempting to restore the artwork... more info here (8_24_12)
marzan, gregorio
(1906-1997) (5_4_12)

masaccio (1401-1428)... italian renaissance painter... more info here (8_4_12)
***matisse, henri
(1869-1954)... french modernist... daughter tortured by the Gestapo... died in 1954 at 84 (4_7_12) (4_14_12) (4_19_12) (4_27_12) (4_28_12) modern master (5_11_12) (5_12_12)
(5_27_12) (6_3_12) (6_8_12) (6_9_12) "one of france's most progressive, most radical turn-of-the-20th-century artists"--WSJ (6_16_12)... more info here (6_22_12)
matta, roberto
(1911-2002) deceased chilean artist... more info here (8_11_12)
mehta, tyeb
(1925-2009)... deceased indian artist... more info here (8_31_12)
merz, mario
(1925-2003) italian artist
(6_3_12)... more info here (7_1_12)
***michelangelo
(1475-1564) (the best documented renaissance artist).  There are 1,400 surviving letters from him.   Born in Florence in 1475.  Painted the Sistine Chapel (1508-1512).  Carved "David" in 1501-1504.  (3_3_12)... more info here (6_23_12) 
***miro, joan
(1893-1983)   (2_23_12) (4_27_12) the great Spanish painter of dreams and symbols...born in Barcelona...
the son of a jeweler... at age 16, made his first trip to Paris, where he met Picasso... In 1929, Miro married Pilar Juncosa... remained married 54 years, until she died...  
(5_17_12) (6_3_12) I saw his artwork "peinture" yesterday at the menil gallery in houston (6_16_12)...his painting "blue star"(1927) just sold for $37 mil. at sotheby's... more info here (7_1_12)
***modigliania, amedeo
(1884-1920) (6_3_12)... painted portraits and nude women... I saw his painting "leopold zborowski" yesterday at MFA in houston (6_18_12) more info here (6_24_12)
mohamedi, nasreen
(1937-1990) deceased female indian artist... more info here (8_31_12)
***mondrian, piet
... abstract painter... (4_19_12)  (4_29_12) mystic painter (5_11_12) (5_12_12)
(5_27_12) (6_3_12)... more info here (7_10_12)
 ***monet, claude (1840-1926) (3_9_12) (4_27_12) (5_28_12) (6_3_12) (6_8_12) shows at the art hk fair in hong kong (6_9_12)... more info here (6_23_12)... monet influenced klimt (7_21_12)
moore, henry... british artist (4_18_12) (4_27_12)
moroni, giovanni battista
...italian renaissance painter (5_12_12)... I like his portraits a lot -- they are great.... more info here (6_28_12)
***munch, edvard...
(1863-1944) norwegian creator of four versions of "the scream" (4_27_12) "the scream" sold for ~$120m (4_29_12) the other three copies of "the scream" are in norwegian museums  (4_29_12) (5_4_12)
(5_31_12) (6_3_12)... more info here (6_23_12)
newei, yang (1942) (5_28_12)
nicholson, ben ... british artist (4_18_12)
noguchi, isamu
(art in 1947) (6_9_12)
obregon, elejandro
(1920-1992)... deceased columbian artist... "the first of the great columbian painters" -- WSJ...more info here (8_11_12)
oiticica, helio
(1937-1980) deceased brazillian artist
(5_27_12) (5_30_12) (6_1_12)
orlov, boris
(1925-1981)...russian artist (6_9_12)
orozco, jose' clemente
... mexican muralist (5_2_12)
***pablo picasso
(1881-1973) of Spain (4_14_12)... inspired by paul cezanne (4_19_12) "woman seated in an armchair" $20-30 mil.  (4_27_12) "nude, green leaves, and bust" sold fr $106.5 mil in 2010. (4_27_12) (4_28_12) (5_4_12) modern master (5_11_12) (5_12_12)
(5_28_12) (5_31_12) (6_1_12) (6_3_12) shows at the art hk fair in hong kong (6_9_12)... I just saw "two women in front of a window," "the rower," and "seated woman" at the MFA Houston (6_18_12) more info here (6_23_12)
parmagianino
(1503-1540)... extremely mannerist artist... more info here (8_11_12)
parrocel, etienne
 (4_27_12)
penni, gianfrancesco
... raphaels's assistant (6_23_12)
penrose, roland.
.. british (4_18_12)
piranesi
...
(5_30_12)
***pissarro, camille (1830-1903) (5_4_12) french impressionist and post-impressionist (6_3_12) (6_10_12) (6_10_12) pontormo, jacopo (1494-1597) italian mannerist painter... his paintings remind me of a rudimentary da vinci... more info here (7_1_12)
poussin, nicolas (4_24_12) (4_27_12) classically oriented painter (6_16_12)
previtali, andrea (1480-1528) (5_27_12)... I do not like his portraits -- the are too archaic and stoic... more info here (6_28_12)
***raphael (raphael urbinas sanzio)  (1483-1520) (5_11_12) (6_3_12)... more info here (6_23_12)
***rembrandt, harmensz van rijn (2_12_12) (4_19_12) (4_24_12) (5_11_12) (5_12_12) (6_3_12) ...dutch artist... painted hundreds of paintings during his career (6_9_12) (6_9_12) (6_13_12)... there are many rembrandts in existence...more info here (6_22_12)... I saw his "Portrait of a Boy"  and "Self Portrait" (1636-38) at the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, CA today -- wow! (7_22_13)
***renoir, pierre auguste
(1841-1919) (4_19_12) (4_27_12) Impressionism (5_4_12)
(6_3_12) (6_10_12)...... I just saw "girl reading" at the MFA Houston (6_18_12) more info here (6_23_12)
reveron, armando (1889-1954)... venezuelan painter (6_10_12)
reynolds
... 18th century
(6_13_12)
*** rivera, diego
(1886-1957) (3_3_12) mexican muralist (5_2_12) (5_12_12) "an avowed communist" --(according to lindsay pollack in the girl with the gallery, on p. 339)... more info here (7_10_12)
rivers, larry...(1923-2002)... deceased artist (6_20_12)
riviere, henri
(1864-1951) of France...avante-garde theater designer.... (3_29_12)
*** rodin, auguste
(5_11_12)
(6_3_12) (6_16_12) ... more info here (7_10_12)
romano, giulio... (5_30_12)... raphaels's assistant (6_23_12)
rotella, mimmo (1918-2006)... a huge influence on L.A. artist Mark Bradford (5_21_12)

rousseau, theodore (4_27_12)
***rubens, peter paul
(1577-1640) ... a flemish baroque painter... oil sketches (4_24_12) (5_11_12) (6_3_12)... more info here (6_23_12)
ruhlmann, emile-jacques... art deco... died 1933 (4_14_12)
ruisdael, jacob van
... a master
(6_9_12)
saleh, raden
(b. 1813)... javanese painter... known as the "father of indonesian modernity" -- WSJ (6_14_12)

santosh, gulam rasool
(1929-1997)... deceased indian painter... more info here (8_31_12)
san'u, aoyama
(1912-1993)... deceased japanese calligrapher... more info here (8_8_12)
***schiele, egon
(1890-1914)... austrian...
(6_3_12)... more info here (7_10_12)
schongauer, martin ... from near basel... (3_30_12)
***seurat, georges...(1859-1891) (5_30_12) (6_3_12) (6_16_12)... his art is not my cup of tea... I saw his painting "young woman powdering herself" yesterday at the MFA in houston (6_18_12)... more info here (6_23_12)
shucho, tamagawa
... (late 1700's) japanese artist... ink portraits... more info here (8_3_12)
***signac, paul
(1863-1935) french neo-impressionist
(6_3_12)... more info here (7_10_12)
signorini,telemaco (1835-1901) ... florentine painter... more info here (6_23_12)
siqueiros, david alfara
of Mexico, 1896-1974 (wow) sculptures, paintings, murals ... (5_2_12) renowned muralist
(5_30_12)
sisley, alfred... impressionist (5_4_12)
skotnes, cecil... s. african... in the 50's and 60's
(5_28_12)
soutine, chaim  (1893-1943) (5_4_12) a jewish painter from belarus... his paintings are very similar to modigliani... I like his paintings... more info here (6_25_12)
stern, irma... of s. africa... died about 1966... at that time was s. africa's most popular artist....(3_17_12)
stieglitz, alfred (3_10_12)
***still, clyfford.(1904-1980).. abstract painter... (4_19_12) (6_3_12)... more info here (7_10_12)
sutherland, graham... british artist (4_18_12)
szapocznikow, alina (1926-73) ceramics (5_5_12)
tanguy, yves (4_27_12)
Yesterday, I saw some of his surrealist artwork at the menil gallery in houston. (6_16_12)
tanning, dorothea (5_12_12) married to max ernst
ter borch, gerard
....
dutch artist... painted hundreds of paintings during his career... contemporary of vermeer (6_9_12)
tiepolo, giovanni domenico... brother of lorenzo (4_24_12)
tiepolo, lorenzo baldissera.... brother of giovanni (4_24_12)
***titian
(1488 in pieve di cadore -1576 in venice) (2_12_12) (3_31_12) (4_28_12) (5_27_12) 1509... portraits... "the most sought after painter of his day in europe." -- WSJ
(6_4_12)...his work is great, similar to rembrandt's, but not as amazing... more info here (6_28_12)
torres-garcia, joaquin (1874-1949)... deceased uruguayan plastic artist..more info here (8_11_12)
***de toulouse-lautrec, henri (1864-1901)... french modernist (5_27_12) (6_3_12) french impressionist... I just saw his painting  "at the table of monsieur and madame natanson" at the MFA Houston (6_18_12)... I think his artwork is pretty good, not my favorite though... more info here (6_23_12)
tufino, rafael
...(1922-2008)... Puerto Rican (6_10_12)

***turner, joseph mallord william (J.M.W.)
(1775-1851) (2_12_12)(6_3_12)
(6_13_12)... more info here (7_10_12)
***twombly, cy...died last year (in 2011)... (3_9_12) a blue-chip artist (5_11_12) did a painting with a pencil (5_13_12) painter (6_3_12)
utrillo, maurice
(1883-1955)... french painter of cityscapes...more info here (6_23_12)
van aelst, willem.(1627-1683)... more info here (7_31_12)
van der helst (1613-1670)  Rembrandt's rival for portrait commissions
van doesburg, theo ... De Stijl art movement founder (3_11_12)
***van dongen, kees (1887-1968) (4_27_12) (5_4_12) dutch painter (6_3_12) I like his paintings... more info here (7_10_12)
van dyck, anthony (1599-1641) a flemish baroque artist who became the prominent court painter in england (6_13_12)
*****van gogh, vincent (1853-90) (4_27_12) (5_4_12) "Sold hardly any of his art during his lifetime." -- WSJ  (5_5_12) modern master (5_11_12) (6_1_12) (6_3_12) (6_10_12) more info here (6_21_12)... Today, I saw his "Portrait of an Artist's Mother" at the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, CA -- Amazing!  (7_22_13)... I also saw "A Portrait of a Peasant (Patience Esacalier (sp))" and "A Portrait of Artist's Wife (Jeanne Hebuterne (sp)) at the Norton Simon Museum today -- amazing as well! (7_22_13)
van hoogstraten, samuel
... a dutch painter and writer whom vermeer may have known personally" -- Celeste Brusati (6_9_12)

van meegeren, han
(1889-1947)... celebrated forger... more info here (8_4_12)
veisberg, vladimir
(1924-1985)
... russian artist (6_9_12)
***velazquez, diego(1599-1660).. tonal painting (3_31_12) (4_19_12)...spanish painter... more info here (6_22_12) )
***vermeer, johannes
(1632-1675) (4_3_12) dutch artist...there are few vermeers in existence... he produced only 40 paintings during his 20 year painting career... "left his widow with eleven children when he died at age forty-three"--Celeste Brusati... Made great use of camera obscura...  (6_9_12)... more info here (6_23_12)
***vlaminck, maurice de
(1876-1958)
french painter(6_3_12) ... more info here (7_10_12)
***vuillard, edouard (1868-1940) (3_29_12) (4_28_12) post impressionist (5_4_12) paintings and works on paper (5_12_12) (5_13_12) (5_21_12) (5_27_12) (6_3_12) ... I am not crazy about his artwork...I just saw his painting "madame hessel at home" and "the rocks" at the MFA Houston (6_18_12)... more info here (6_23_12)
watteau, jean-antoine
 (4_24_12)... 18th century french painter
(6_8_12)
weizhen, yang
(1296-1370)... deceased calligrapher... more info here (8_8_12)
wesselmann (4_27_12)
***wu guanzhong
.(1919-2010).. the father of modern chinese painting...died in 2010 at age of 90... did traditional ink paintings....(4_21_12) (6_3_12)... more info here (7_10_12)
yamaguchi, takeo(1902-1983)... deceased korean artist...
(6_4_12)
***zhang daqian (1899-1983)...deceased chinese artist (6_3_12)... more info here (7_10_12)