Tag: 20th century

Palazuelo, Pablo (1916-2007) – 1962 Omphale II (Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain)

Oil on canvas; 277 x 207 cm. Pablo Palazuelo was a Spanish painter and sculptor. Pablo Palazuelo was born in Madrid in 1916. In 1933 he studied architecture at the School of Arts and Crafts at Oxford University. Upon returning to Madrid in 1939, he began to devote all of his time to painting. During…

Derain, Andre (1880-1954) – 1911-14 Portrait of a Man With a Newspaper (Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia)

Oil on canvas; 162.5 x 97.5 cm. André Derain, (b. June 10, 1880, Chatou, France—d. September 8, 1954, Garches), French painter, sculptor, printmaker, and designer who was one of the principal Fauvists. Derain studied painting in Paris at the Académie Carriere from 1898 to 1899. He developed his early style in association with Maurice de…

Tsugoharu Foujita (1886-1968) – 1922 Portrait of Emily Crane Chadbourne (Art Institute of Chicago, USA)

Léonard Tsugouharu Foujita was a painter and printmaker born in Tokyo, Japan who applied Japanese ink techniques to Western style paintings. Immediately after graduating secondary school, Foujita wished to study in France, but on the advice of Mori Ogai (his father’s senpai military physician) he decided to study western art in Japan first. In 1910…