Artists

Born in Detroit, Michigan, Lennart Anderson knew from a young age that he wanted to be an artist and often visited the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) as a child. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and then at Cranbrook Academy,...
It is widely acknowledged in most accounts of his life, and well documented in his own correspondence with friends and colleagues, that from his late thirties until his final years, Edgar Degas suffered from an increasingly severe...
In 2008, when Irving Guyer was 92 years old, he had his last solo exhibition at b. sakata garo gallery (Sacramento). A series of paintings he called Pinetum, which he did in 2007–2008 while suffering from macular degeneration, was central...
The following information was taken from Robert Hamilton’s website (a link to his website can be found under “Resources”): Born in Seneca Falls, NY, Robert Hamilton attended the Rhode Island School of Design from 1935-1939. After a tour of...
Born in Russia, Serge Hollerbach’s studies at a high school run by the Academy of Fine Arts in Leningrad were interrupted when the Nazis invaded Leningrad in 1941. He, along with many other Russian men and women, was sent to Germany and...
According to French ophthalmologist Philippe Lanthony, Oskar Kokoschka was eighty-eight when his vision began to deteriorate, yet continued to paint until shortly before his death at the age of ninety-five.

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