Artists

The painter and caricaturist David Levine is widely regarded as one of the most talented realist artists of the mid-twentieth century. His late-life struggle with macular degeneration reached public attention when Vanity Fair published an...
Georgia O’Keeffe’s first signs of macular degeneration appeared in 1964 when, as Jeffrey Hogrefe relates in his 1992 biography, she “rounded a curve in the road she was driving from Ghost Ranch on a brilliantly sunny day… and the valley...
Born in Lincolnshire, England, in 1975, Jen’s childhood was spent in a rural environment which sparked a passion for the landscape and the natural world which has never waned, and has always been the primary inspiration on her art....
Robert Andrew Parker was born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1927. He attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1948 until 1952 and worked during the following months at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine and...
The influential English painter and critic, Roger Fry (1866–1934), called Philip Wilson Steer one of the “most gifted and purest of English artists.” Born in Birkenhead, England, in 1860, Steer’s early interest in painting was encouraged...
William Thon, an expressionist painter of boats and water, houses, trees, and birds, was diagnosed with macular degeneration in 1991, the year before he was interviewed by Robert Brown for the Archives of American Art. In the interview,...

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