1901 – Born on February 27th in Pistoia. Italian sculptor, painter and graphic artist. 1917 – Marino Marini enrolled at the Accademia di Belli Arti in Florence. 1929 – Arturo Martini appointed him to the Villa Reale art school in Monza near Milan, where Marino Marini held the chair of sculpture for eleven years. 1935 ..
1861 – Born on April 8th in Banyuls-sur-Mer, France. French painter and sculptor. 1882 – He went to Paris to study painting. 1892 – Originally a painter in the Symbolist mode of Paul Gauguin, Maillol began to study tapestry. 1896 – Married to his wife, Clotilde on July. 1898 – Blindness brought on by this ..
390 BC – He was born at Sikyon. – His contemporary reputation he was the successor of the famous sculptor Polykleitos. – His pupil, Chares of Lindos, constructed the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the seven ancient wonders of the world. – During his life Lysippos was the personal ..
1881 – Joseph Fernand Henri Léger was born in Argentan, Normandy, on the 4th of February. He was a French painter, sculptor, and filmmaker. 1900 – He moved to Paris, where he worked as an architectural draftsman and studied briefly at the École des Beaux-Arts. During this period he came under the influence of Paul ..
1882 – Born on March 19th in Paris, France. A French-American sculptor, Lachaise was proficient in stone, metal and wood but his most famous works were in bronze. 1906 – Gaston Lachaise moved to the United States and later became one of the country’s leading modern sculptors. 1912 – He moved from Boston to New ..
1923 – Kelly Ellsworth, born on the 31st of May in Newburgh, New York, USA. He is an American painter and sculptor associated with Hard-edge painting, Color field painting and the minimalist school. 1946 – 1948 – He studied at the Boston Museum School under Karl Zerbe. 1948 – 1954 – He then studied at ..
1954 – He was born this year in Bombay (Mumbai), India. 1972 – He moved to England this year where he has lived since. 1980 – He emerged as one of a number of British sculptors working in a new style and gaining international recognition for their work (the others included Richard Wentworth, ..
1845 – He was born in Ludlow. He served with the Royal Horse Artillery, hence his excellent depiction and understanding of the animal form. He was a painter and sculptor primarily of horses. 1866 – Studied at the Royal Veterinary College, qualifying as a veterinary surgeon. 1867 – Enrolling in the Army as a veterinary ..
1374 – Born in Siena, Italy. Influential early Renaissance sculptor. 1394 – He made an equestrian statue of Gian Tedesco. 1402 – He was one of six artists who submitted designs for the great gates of the baptistery, in which competition Lorenzo Ghiberti was the victor. 1406 – He executed one of his finest works, ..
1790 – He was born this year near Conway, when he was nine years old the family was on the point of immigrating to America. 1804 – He was apprenticed to a firm of cabinetmakers, portrait and miniature painters in Liverpool requiring a premium which his father could not give. It was while thus ..