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Beatrix Potter: 1866-1943

Born on July 28, 1866  in South Kensington in London, England,  Beatrix Potter is best known for her  illustrated children’s books. She was an author, illustrator, mycologist, farmer, and conservationist. Potter came from a  wealthy family and although her father was a barrister, he devoted much of his time to his passions of art and […]

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Fernando Forero: Illustration

Fernando Forero is a Colombian Graphic Designer, Illustrator and typographer living and working in Poland. Check out more of his work on Behance, Facebook, and Deviant Art.

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Kristina Svartz Rydmark:Painting

Sunday’s pic is by Swedish illustrator/painter Kristina Svartz Rydmark. To see more of her work, visit her profile (zoundsister) on Deviant Art.  

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Album Cover Art: Pink Floyd – Division Bell

Artwork for CD’s, books, magazines, product packages, etc.  have their basic functions for use in promotional materials and advertisements, and as simple protection for the materials contained inside. The first 78rpm records in the early 1900’s were sold with plain brown paper or cardboard sleeves and it wasn’t until the late 1930’s that the idea […]

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Karol Bak: Painting

Sunday’s image is on Saturday this week and is by Polish painter, illustrator, and graphic artist Karol Bąk. To view more of his stunning works visit KarolBakArt.pl.

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Paul Chatem: Interactive Paintings

Paul Chatem was born in 1974 in Bellevue, Washington. Chatem  graduated from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1997, and initially showed his work in coffee shops and group shows around Los Angeles. During that time he had two styles of work, clean lined ink work and surreal oil paintings. Over the past year, Chatem […]