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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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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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Paul Klee (1879-1940)

Rhythm & Movement Paul Klee was born in 1879 in Bern, the most picturesque and magical Swiss city. His father was a music teacher, his mother a singer. Klee was inspired and consoled by music all his life. His wife, Lily, was an … 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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