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Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640)

Baroque Painter & Diplomat Peter Paul Rubens was a Flemish diplomat and one of the most influential artists of all time. Everywhere you look in the history of art you will find traces of Rubens. Some are obvious: Cézanne’s bathers are exercises in Rubensian … Seguir leyendo

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Gyula Halász (1899-1984)

Brassaï: The Eye of Paris “My ambition has always been to show the everyday city as if we were discovering it for the first time.” Brassaï (pseudonym of Gyula Halász) was born in Hungary and came to Paris in 1924, working … Seguir leyendo

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El Greco (1541-1614)

El Greco & Modern Painting Doménikos Theotokópoulos was born in Crete, where he trained as an icon painter in the Byzantine tradition. He moved to Italy, and assimilated the Renaissance accomplishments of Venice and Rome. He ended up in Spain, where he got … Seguir leyendo

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Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-1692)

Spirituality & Social Reality Today Murillo is not as greatly esteemed as that demigod of 17th-century Spanish art, Velásquez — but he once was. The youngest of 14 children, and himself a devout father of nine, he spent his entire career in his … Seguir leyendo

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Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920)

Portraits & Nudes Amedeo Modigliani was an Italian-born painter and sculptor who played an important role in the École de Paris, the group of artists from around the world who gathered in the great art center of Paris in the early twentieth century. … Seguir leyendo

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