The Scream - Edvard Munch - 1893

Edvard Munch: 1863-1944

Born on December 12, 1863, in the village of Ådalsbruk in Løten, Norway, Edvard Munch was a symbolist painter, printmaker and draughtsman, and is recognized as an important precursor of the Expressionist movement. In 1879 Munch studied engineering at Kristiania Technical College where he learned scaled and perspective drawing. He was absent much of the […]

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Tam Van Tran: Sculpted Paintings

I came across the work of painter Tam Van Tran on the Art Daily website and was instantly drawn in.  Born in Vietnam in 1966, Van Tran currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California. He graduated from the Film and Television  Program at the University of California and has a Bachelor of Fine Arts […]


Trey Ratcliff: HDR Photography

American Photographer Trey Ratcliff is best known for his HDR photos and his website – the #1 travel photography blog in the world. His photos have been featured in exhibitions around the world, on major television networks, and one of his HDR photographs was the first of its kind to hang in the Smithsonian. […]


Jean Paul Riopelle: 1923 – 2002

Born on October 7, 1923 in Montreal, Canada, Jean-Paul Riopelle is one of Canada’s most famous painters. Riopelle studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Montreal in 1942, and then at the École du Meuble, graduating in 1945. He studied with Paul-Émile Borduas under whose direction Riopelle created his first abstract painting. Riopelle was a […]


Annie Leibovitz: Photography

Born on October 2, 1949,  in Waterbury, Connecticut, Annie Leibovitz has been documenting American popular culture since the 1970’s and is one of the most sought after portrait photographers today. The Leibovitz family moved frequently with her father’s duty assignments in the US Air Force and Annie took her first photos when they were stationed […]


Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio: 1571-1610

Born in Milan, Italy on September 29, 1571, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio is considered one of the first great painters of the Baroque school and a revolutionary figure in European art. Caravaggio trained in Milan under the Lombard painter Simone Peterzano, a pupil of Titian – the leading painter of the 16th century Venetian school […]


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Rufino Tamayo: 1899-1991

Born to a Zapotecan Indian family on August 26, 1899, Rufino Tamayo is one of Mexico’s most renowned painters. An orphan by age 12, Tamayo moved to Mexico City to live with his aunt who enrolled him in commercial school.  He began taking drawing lessons in 1915 and from 1917 to 1921, he studied at […]


Jeremy Geddes: exhale @ Jonathan Levine Gallery

Melbourne, Australia based artist Jeremy Geddes, opened his first solo exhibition in the United States at the Jonathan Levine Gallery in New York last weekend. “exhale is a series of 17 paintings rendered in meticulous detail, an arduous process that combines scrupulous observation, fine brushwork and delicate layers of glaze. Geddes’ work generates a tension […]

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Tiffany Bozic: Painting

“Tiffany Bozic is a self-taught artist currently living and working in San Francisco, California. Bozic has spent the majority of her life living with and observing the intricacies of nature. Having grown up on a farm in Arkansas, she was inspired by the natural world at an early age. Blending her external observations with the […]