During the trend, many artists rose including Church with the landscape paintings. Everyone was urbanizing and it was rare to find such a serene place like Catskill, New York. Church made it happen when he attended art school while being a student of Thomas Cole, who was also an emerged artist from the 1800s. This painting is oil on canvas and it was painted by the Hudson River.
Candido Bido Candido was born in Bonao, Dominican Republic. He was born in in 1936. He went and graduated at the school at National School of Arts in 1962 for an art professor. For 5 years he was an assistant professor at the same school he graduated from. He is Dominican Republic’s most famous living artist.
Eric’s mother Ileana came from cuba at the age of seven. This had an effect on Eric and the way he saw life. Eric started playing baseball at an early age and was always coached by his father Mike. Later in the years Eric started playing select baseball and traveled all around the country. When Eric was a teenager he was associated with several little league teams and multiple championships under his belt.
Day of Infamy was written by Walter Lord, an American author. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland son of John Walterhouse Lord. Walter Lord's father died when he was three years old, so he was left with his mother and his sister and then later on his mother died in 1929. He went to Gilman School, which is a private institution in Baltimore. He enjoyed writing for the school newspaper and also participating in track, debate, and theater.
During Andy’s early life, he was diagnose Sydenham’s chorea which causes involuntary movements of the extremities. When he graduated from high school his dream was to go the University of Pittsburgh and become a art teacher, but instead he enrolled to Carnegie Institution of Technology and learned commercial art. When he graduated from college with his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, he decided to move to New York to pursue a career as a commercial artist. He landed a job with Glamour magazine in September, and went on to become one of the most successful commercial artist of the 1950’s.
One aspect of Picasso's multifaceted concept of appropriation was his paraphrasing and borrowing of existing masterpieces which he would re-create with his own style. Picasso picked up appropriation because of four important events that took place in his life. The first was the decision by his artistic father to hand over his painting tools to Picasso when he was young, next was the death of Picasso’s sister Conchita, then the tragic suicide of his good friend Casagemas, and finally his visit to the Trocadero Museum in Paris in 1907 Picasso began his artistic career by emulating his father and turned into a child prodigy artist Picasso’s father gave up his brushes to his son because of his failed eyesight but the facts show that he didn't completely give up painting
If it were not for these factors, people around the world may not even know who Oscar-Claude Monet is. Monet was born November 14, 1840 in Paris France. At age 5 he moved with his parents and older brother, Leon, to Le Havre, France. Here he would spend the rest of his childhood and most of his teen years. Claude’s interest in art had started
Michelangelo Pistoletto Michelangelo Pistoletto, an Italian Sculptor, Conceptual, and Performance artist was born on June 25, 1933 in Biella, Italy. Michelangelo Pistoletto was born into an artistic family. With an Affinity for drawing his mother enrolled him in Armando Testa’s prestigious advertising school at age 18. After being in school and learning, a more contemporary art style he began to experiment on works of self-portraiture. Pistoletto’s love for contemporary art grew and soon he found his true talent, his reflection.
Jose Marti is one of many poets who is looked upon in Cuba to this day. Marti’s love for writing and for his country helped Cuba escape from the grasp of Spain through his poems and writings while he was living in New York City. Jose Marti was born on January 28, 1853 in the capital of Cuba which is Havana. Growing up Marti was very poor; his parents were Spanish immigrants and did not have much to offer to their family other than the necessities. As a very young boy, he always had the passion for the arts, at first, he discovered his artistic abilities through painting but he later started to focus on poetry and writing.
Paul Cadmus was born in 1904, in the upper west side of Manhattan. Cadmus was born into an artistic family, his mother and father were both artists, not only recreational but professionally. His mother illustrated children's books while his father was a commercial artist. Cadmus’s father had studied alongside Robert Henri. At the young age of 15, Paul dropped out of high school and enrolled at the National Academy Of Design for 6 years where he then later attended the Art Students League Of New York.
The young life of James Madison could be considered a colonial mirror of the life of many of today’s exceptional scholars. During the summer of 1769, the young adult set off on horseback to further his education. He took three companions along with him on his journey, Alexander Martin, Thomas Martin, and a trusted slave named Sawney. While most college-bound Virginians attended William and Mary College in Williamsburg, Madison chose to attend the College of New Jersey, which is now known as Princeton University. He took on a hefty course load and many stated that he studied too much.
In 1948, Elvis’s family moved to Memphis, Tennessee, where Elvis entered L.C. Humes High School. Presley played guitar and sang in several talent shows all throughout high school, and the appreciation that the audience gave him is what inspired him to work more on music. After he graduated,
Diego Rivera fuses the stress of blue-collar workers and the beauty of colors to create a fresco piece that demonstrates America’s center of industry, Detroit. All of the details in the piece, Detroit Industry, have a purpose, down to the colors that are chosen. This artwork of his is admired by many and illustrates a strong message about the flow of the factories and the relationship between technology and manufacturing (Smith). Rivera’s life started out in the year of 1886, in Guanajuato City, located in Central Mexico.
Jaime Escalante was born on December 31, 1930, his legal name is Jaime Alfonso Escalante Gutierrez. Escalante was raised around teachers who are his family members. I’ll be talking more about Jaime’s Escalante’s childhood. Also about his different careers and what he does now.
Maria Martinez, also known as Marie or ‘Pond Lily’, was an artist that was world-renowned for her amazing pottery. After her birth in 1884, she lived in the San Ildefonso Pueblo in the Rio Grande Valley of New Mexico. Martinez was a Native American of Tewa heritage. In Pueblo, pottery is seen as a communal and common activity and this is how Martinez picked this skill up. By the time she was an adult, she met her husband, Julian.