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Las Oficinas de México Estarán Cerradas el Próximo Miércoles 16 de Septiembre Debido a la Celebración del Día de la Independencia - Diego Rivera

Las Oficinas de México Estarán Cerradas el Próximo Miércoles 16 de Septiembre Debido a la Celebración del Día de la Independencia – Diego Rivera

Diego María de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez, known as Diego Rivera (December 8, 1886 – November 24, 1957) was a prominent Mexican painter. His large frescoes helped establish the Mexican Mural Movement in Mexican art. Between 1922 and 1953, Rivera painted murals among others in Mexico …

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O Lavrador de Cafe – Candido Portinari

O Lavrador de Cafe – Candido Portinari

Artist: Candido Portinari Completion Date: 1939 Style: Social Realism Genre: Portrait O Lavrador de Cafe (Painting by Candido Portinari 1903-1962), a son of Italian immigrants was born in Brodowski, Sao Paulo Brazil. The Brazilian painter’s work became prominent in the 20th century and he was known as an influential practitioner thanks to the unique neo-realism …

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Max Weber Life Chances

Max Weber Life Chances

Karl Emil Maximilian “Max” Weber (21 April 1864 – 14 June 1920) was a German sociologist, philosopher, jurist, and political economist whose ideas profoundly influenced social theory and social research. Weber is often cited, with Émile Durkheim and Karl Marx, as among the three founders of sociology. The American painter Max Weber (1881-1961) sampled various …

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El Greco Paintings

El Greco Paintings

The artist normally signed his paintings with his full birth name in Greek letters, Δομήνικος Θεοτοκόπουλος (Doménikos Theotokópoulos), often adding the word Κρής (Krēs, “Cretan”).

Gerhard Richter: Life And Works

Gerhard Richter Art

Gerhard Richter is a German painter who originally trained in a realist style and later developed an appreciation for the more progressive work of his American and European contemporaries. Richter increasingly employed his own painting as a means for exploring how images that appear to capture “truth” often prove, on extended viewing, far less objective, …

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Vincent Van Gogh - Tormented Dutch Artist. 15 Things You Didn - ;t Know About Vincent Van Gogh

15 Things You Didn’t Know About Vincent Van Gogh – A Tormented Dutch Artist

The whole of the painted works of Vincent Van Gogh – over 800 canvases – were produced in the very short time span of only 8 years. Indeed his total output of over 2000 drawings and paintings originate from the years 1880-1890. Alongside this runs his published correspondence of 800 letters, mainly to his brother …

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Yayoi Kusama: His Amazing  Life And Works

Yayoi Kusama: His Amazing Life and Works

Avant-garde Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama was an influential figure in the postwar New York art scene, staging provocative happenings and exhibiting works such as her “Infinity Nets”, hallucinatory paintings of loops and dots (and physical representations of the idea of infinity). Yayoi Kusama was born in Matsumoto City, Japan in 1929. She studied Nihonga painting, …

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