Michelangelo Buonarroti – brief biography and paintings

Year of birth: March 6, 1475 Date of death: February 18, 1564 Country: Italy Locations of the artist’s works: Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel Uffizi Gallery National Gallery (London) Biography: One of the most famous sculptors, painters, poets, painters and architects of all time, Michelangelo Buonarotti was born on 06.03.1475 in Caprese, where he attended elementary … Read more

Jacques Louis David, paintings and biography

Year of birth: August 30, 1748 Date of death: December 29, 1825 Country: France Locations of the artist’s works: Louvre Metropolitan Museum Hermitage Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts Malmaison Biography: Jacques Louis David was a famous French painter. He was born into the family of a wealthy merchant on August 30, 1748. At an … Read more

Artist Claude Lorrain, art, paintings, biography

Year of birth: 1600 Date of death: November 23, 1682 Country: France Locations of the artist’s works: Dresden Gallery Prado Museum Louvre Pushkin Hermitage Museum Biography: Claude Lorrain was born in 1600 in the Duchy of Lorraine to a family of peasants. The future master of classical landscapes first became familiar with drawing thanks to … Read more

Paul Cézanne, biography and paintings

Year of birth: January 19, 1839 Date of death: October 22, 1906 Country: France Locations of the artist’s works: Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts Metropolitan Museum Hermitage Museum d’Orsay Museum of Modern Art (New York) Biography: Paul Cézanne was born on January 19, 1839 in the ancient French town of Aix-en-Provence. The only son … Read more

Biography and Paintings of Edouard Manet

Year of birth: January 23, 1832 Date of death: April 30, 1883 Country: France Locations of the artist’s works: Museum d’Orsay Pinakothek, Munich Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts Metropolitan Museum of Art (Washington) Biography: One of the most outstanding painters of France, Edouard Manet was born in 1832. The artist’s father held a rather … Read more

Artist Nicolas Poussin – paintings, biography

Year of birth: June 15, 1594 Date of death: November 19, 1665 Country: France Locations of the artist’s works: Dresden Gallery Prado Museum Hermitage National Gallery (London) National Gallery of Art (Washington) Biography: Nicolas Poussin was born in 1594 in the Norman town of Les Andelies. Already in his youth he received a good general … Read more

Artist Claude Monet, paintings and biography

Year of birth: November 14, 1840 Date of death: December 5, 1926 Country: France Locations of the artist’s works: Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts Metropolitan Museum Hermitage Museum d’Orsay Museum Boijmans van Beuningen Biography: Claude Monet was the artist who not only became one of the founders of Impressionism, but also gave the name to … Read more

Ilya Repin – biography and paintings

Year of birth: August 5, 1844 Date of death: September 29, 1930 Country: Russia Locations of the artist’s works: Russian Museum Tretyakov Gallery Biography: ?. ?. Repin was born in the town of Chuguev, located in Kharkov Province, in 1844. At that time, no one could even think that this ordinary boy from a poor … Read more

Artist Kustodiev – biography and description of paintings

Year of birth: March 7, 1878 Date of death: May 28, 1927 Country: Russia Locations of the artist’s works: Russian Museum Tretyakov Gallery Biography: The artistic talent of Boris Mikhailovich Kustodiev, the world-renowned representative of Russian painting of the last century, gave us a nostalgic world, sunny and joyful, emphasizing with bright colors the feeling … Read more

Giorgio de Chirico, biography and paintings

Year of birth: July 10, 1888 Date of death: November 20, 1978 Country: Italy Locations of the artist’s works: Museum of Modern Art (New York) Biography: In Greece de Chirico receives a classical art education, in Munich he makes discoveries that help him develop his own style. De Chirico’s metaphysical painting has its origins in … Read more

Francisco de Goya, biography and paintings

Year of birth: March 30, 1746 Date of death: April 16, 1828 Country: Spain Locations of the artist’s works: Prado Gallery Uffizi Hermitage Museum Louvre National Gallery of Art (Washington) Biography: The famous painter Francisco de Goya was born on March 30, 1746 in Fuendetodos, Spain. He began his explorations of art as a teenager … Read more

Glen Wolfgramm

Glen Wolfgramm was born in Auckland in 1971. Of Tongan and Irish descent, he is self-taught, his paintings conveying echoes of both the Pacific, and some space-age, futuristic world existing now only in our imaginations, nurtured by the world of sci fi movies. Wolfgramm has been exhibiting since 1998, was a finalist in the Wallace Art Awards in 2000 … Read more

Christine Webster

CHRISTINE WEBSTER, born in Pukekohe. 1982, 84, 88 QEII Arts Council Grant. 1989 Polaroid Small Projects Grant, Offenbach am Main, Germany. 1991 Frances Hodgkins Fellowship, UO, Dunedin. 1994 Acting HOD, ASA SoA, Auckland. 1995 part-time tutor, ASA SoA. Arts Council Toi Aotearoa Fellowship, Auckland. 1996-97 part-time tutor, Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland. 1996 CNZ Professional … Read more