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Art

Biographical Oneliners

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one of the key figures of Abstract Expressionism, Time magazine called him "Jack the Dripper" because he dripped and threw paint on the canvas Pollock
painted the "Woman" series de Kooning
born in Pittsburgh, educated at Carnegie Institute of Technology, his studio was "The Factory," he managed the rock band called The Velvet Underground Warhol
one of the founders of earthworks, he created Spiral Jetty Smithson
graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology with a degree in mechanical engineering, known for his mobiles Calder
went bankrupt because of the trial expenses during his lawsuit against John Ruskin Whistler
painter, engraver, and poet Blake
rivals with Reynolds Gainsborough
worked in his father's flour mill, all five of his children became painters Constable
buried his only complete book of poetry with his dead wife; later had to exhume her to get it Rossetti
made large, semi-abstract sculptures of the human figure Moore
a founding member and the first president of the Royal Academy Reynolds
threatened Gauguin with a razor; the same night he cut off his own ear; was in a mental hospital where Dr. Gachet was his psychiatrist; committed suicide Van Gogh
Frenchman who founded Cubism with Picasso Braque
his works have a heavy black live around them Rouault
known for wrapping objects Christo
married to the writer Erskine Caldwell, photographed and reported on World War II for Life magazine Margaret Bourke White
illustrator known for his Saturday Evening Post covers Rockwell
painted his neighbor Helga Testorf Wyeth
photographer of the Civil War Brady
studied anatomy at Jefferson Medical College Eakins
born in Allegheny City (now Pittsburgh), she was an American impressionist influenced by Japanese prints Cassatt
his paintings were based on comic strips Lichtenstein
she began painting at age 67; her real name was Anna Mary Robertson Grandma Moses
born in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, she was married to photographer Alfred Stieglitz Georgia O'Keeffe
correspondent during the Civil War for Harper's Weekly Winslow Homer
a war correspondent in the Spanish-American War Remington
taught art in the Cedar Rapids public schools and at the University of Iowa Wood
made black and white photographs of the American Wilderness Adams
remembered for color field painting Rothko
the leading painter of the Indians Catlin
nephew of a famous U.S. senator of the same name Thomas Hart Benton
Belgian surrealist painter Magritte
court painter to Charles I Van Dyck
born Jacopo Robusti, his name means "the little dyer" Tintoretto
born in Leiden, bankrupt in 1656, had to sell his art collection Rembrandt
founded the Hudson River School Thomas Cole
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