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Edward Weston (1886-1958)

 Modernist Photography Born in 1886 in a suburb of Chicago, Edward Weston moved to Southern California at the age of twenty. After opening his own photography studio in Glendale in 1911, he began associating with a cosmopolitan group of people who were arriving in … Seguir leyendo

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Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)

Synthetism & Primitivism From 1886 to 1891 Gauguin lived mainly in rural Brittany (except for a trip to Panama and Martinique from 1887 to 1888), where he was the center of a small group of experimental painters known as the school of … Seguir leyendo

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Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

Female Portraits The idea that Leonardo could be aroused by a woman at all is a bit of a surprise. This is not the image of him that has come down to us. Ever since Renaissance witnesses recorded that he loved … Seguir leyendo

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Joan Miró (1893–1983)

 A Master of Reinvention “When I first knew Miró,” Ernest Hemingway wrote in 1934, “he had very little money and very little to eat, and he worked all day every day for nine months painting a very large and wonderful … Seguir leyendo

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Francisco de Goya (1746-1828)

The First Modern Artist Francisco de Goya y Lucientes  was 78 years old, stone-deaf and impoverished when, in 1824, he left his Spanish homeland for exile in Bordeaux. By then he was a wreck. He was sick and all alone. The … Seguir leyendo

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