Category: Artists and Art

Artist of the Month: Wilhelm Lehmbruck

September 2018: Wilhelm Lehmbruck Born: January 4, 1881 in Duisbur, Germany Died: March 25, 1919 in Berlin, Germany Wilhelm Lehmbruck was a German sculptor, printmaker, and painter who is best known for his nude sculptures. He studied in Düsseldorf and moved to Paris where…

Old Blog about a Handful of Different Artists

I thought 2018 would be the year where I really made some changes in my life.  I guess I should give myself a little bit of slack since I basically moved across state lines in four different trips.  I’m working to make my blog…

Artist of the Month: Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin Born: June 7, 1848 in Paris, France Died: May 8, 1903 in Atuona, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia “No one is good; no one is evil; everyone is both, in the same way and in different ways. It is so small a thing,…

March 2018: African Sculpture

African Sculpture I’m carrying the tradition of focusing on a certain country or continent instead of a particular artist. I’ve made a few clay masks in my life during various art classes. They are fun to make.  African sculpture was first made from wood…

Artists for February: Korean Ceramists

I took a few ceramic courses, and let me tell you, ceramists have some of the most sculpted and muscular arms when you’re talking about artists. I was strongest when I threw clay. Weights would do the same thing, but for it to be…

Artist for January: Carel Fabritius

January 2018: Carel Fabritius (born Carel Pietersz) Born: February 27, 1622 in Middenbeemster, Dutch Republic Died: October 12, 1654 in Delft, Dutch Republic Carel Fabritius was one of three brother painters. His younger brother, Barent, was a painter of biblical subjects, mythical scenes, and…

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