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Giorgione – Famous Painters Bios – Wiki Videos by Kinedio

Giorgione (1477 – 1510) was an Italian painter of the Venetian school in the High Renaissance from Venice, whose career was cut off by his death at a little over the age of 30. Giorgione is known for the elusive poetic quality of his work, though only about six surviving paintings are acknowledged for certain […]

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PETER ROEHR. POP ART MADE IN FRANKFURT | SCHIRN

For most people, Pop Art is first and foremost: Campbell’s Tomato Soup, Andy Warhol, New York and colorful silkscreen portraits. German Pop Art was somewhat different. One might say, for example: incense sticks, the “Peking Review,” Frankfurt, and a dessert that wiggles and billows and ultimately explodes. But let’s start at the beginning. Let’s turn […]

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Diego Velázquez – Famous Painters Bios – Wiki Videos by Kinedio

Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599-1660) was a Spanish painter who was the leading artist in the court of King Philip IV and one of the most important painters of the Spanish Golden Age. He was an individualistic artist of the contemporary Baroque period, important as a portrait artist. In addition to numerous renditions […]

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Pop Art in Print – Robert Indiana

One of the things about Pop Art is that it’s so familiar to us now, because it was so influential, that you often know it without knowing you know it. So when Robert Indiana died, just a couple of weeks ago, many people were unfamiliar with that name: but I bet all of you have […]

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Prairie Mosaic 1102

(woman) “Prairie Mosaic” is funded by– the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4th, 2008; the North Dakota Council on the Arts, and by the members of Prairie Public. Welcome to “Prairie Mosaic,” a patchwork of stories about the art, culture, and history […]

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Francis Bacon – Famous Painters Bios – Wiki Videos by Kinedio

Francis Bacon (1909 – 1992) was an Irish-born British figurative painter known for his bold, emotionally charged and raw imagery. His painterly abstracted figures are typically isolated in glass or steel geometrical cages, set against flat, nondescript backgrounds. Bacon took up painting in his early 20s but worked sporadically and uncertainly until his mid-thirties. Bacon […]